- integration (and hence merging would be performed anyway).
- Promotion Branching can also be appropriate for a promotion level that corresponds to a change in ownership between two groups that would otherwise require incompatibly different Codeline Policies.
- Label Promotion is particularly well suited for a promotion level that progresses from a built/integrated or test/QA promotion level to another test/QA promotion level.
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 Beyond Continuous Integration. A Holistic Approach to Build Management (Part 1 of 2) ; by Maciej Zawadski; CM Crossroads Journal, October 2003 (Vol. 2, No. 10)
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 High-level Best Practices in Software Configuration Management ; by Laura Wingerd and Christopher Seiwald; presented at the Eighth International Workshop on Software Configuration Management , Brussels, July 1998; and at the 1998 Perforce Annual User’s Conference (P4UC’98)
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 Lean Programming ; by Mary Poppendieck; Software Development Magazine , May-June 2001 (Vol. 9, No. 5 and 6 -- see full article at http://www.poppendieck.com/lean.htm)
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 SCM Patterns: Building on ‘Task-Level Commit’ ; by Austin Hastings; CM Crossroads Journal, June 2004 (Vol 3. No. 6)