remove old branches


The tags would not go anywhere, just the branches would be removed.

The tags are for releases, branches are for active work and there should be no active work on anything but those three branches.



On Sat, Nov 1, 2014, 12:14 Todd <toddrjen@…149…> wrote:

On Nov 1, 2014 4:49 PM, “Thomas Caswell” <tcaswell@…149…> wrote:

Does anyone protest to removing all of the branches from the main repo except:

  • master
  • v1.4.x
  • v1.4.2-doc

Having old branches around can lead to confusion (see


What about having a “matplotlib/matplotlib-archive” fork where old branches and tags can be kept? That way someone can always go back and install an old version if they really need to.

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