On Monday, 6 August 2012 01:56:51 UTC+1, Trans wrote:
> Oh, so the branch and tag names won't conflict?
No. Branches live in refs/heads/ while tags live in refs/tags/.

If you have a branch and tag with the same name, some git commands will 
require you to disambiguate (for example `git merge <name>` will be 
ambiguous -- disambiguation is achieved using e.g. `git merge 
refs/heads/<name>`). However this is not the case for `git branch -d`.

Hope that makes it clearer,

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