On Sun, Oct 28, 2012 at 1:15 PM, Johannes Sixt <j...@kdbg.org> wrote:
> Tags are refs, just like branches. "Tags don't move" is just a
> convention, and git doesn't even respect it (except possibly in one
> place[1]). You can't reseat tags unless you use -f, which is exactly the
> same with branches, which you can't reseat unless you use -f.
> [1] By default, git fetch does not fetch tags that it already has.

Also, git checkout <tag> puts you on a detached HEAD.  This seems
pretty significant with regard to Git respecting a "tags don't move"

Chris Rorvick
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