Excerpts from Kevin Bullock's message of 2016-09-22 20:52:34 -0500:
> > On Sep 22, 2016, at 20:14, Jun Wu <qu...@fb.com> wrote:
> > Excerpts from Sean Farley's message of 2016-09-22 17:30:34 -0700:
> >> Completely false. Take a look at the hgtopics repo:
> >> $ hg log --debug -vr 093a | grep "\(topic=\|phase\)"
> >> phase: public
> >> extra: topic=stackheader
> > I admit I didn't look into the details carefully. Sorry for that.
> > I think the major difference is the "local" vs "global" part. I do think
> > having the ability to give changesets private labels locally can be useful -
> > that's probably another extension other than "topic".
> It's not even an extension -- if a local label is what you want, we've had
> localtags since before bookmarks existed.
> pacem in terris / мир / शान्ति / سَلاَم / 平和
> Kevin R. Bullock
The difference is:
A localtag can only point to a single changeset, while a "local named
branch" can point to a set of changesets.
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