On May 7, 12:51 am, Trans <transf...@gmail.com> wrote:

> I notice that almost every tagging example uses a version number with
> a prefixed 'v', e.g.
>
>   $ tag -a -m "first major point release" v1.0.0
>
> I, on the other hand, have never bothered with 'v' prefix, and have
> always done, e.g.:
>
>   $ tag -a -m "first major point release" 1.0.0
>
> Is there some reason to use the 'v' that I am unaware? Am I going to
> have issues on other platforms or something?

I beleive this is just a question of aesthetic preferences.
The only things tag tames might clash with are other "commit-ish"
names such as names of branches or objects (those hashes composed of
hex numbers), so both "1.0.0" and "v1.0.0" have the same chances to
clash with other names.

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