Re: GEP-4 : Versioning and branching rules proposal

<quote who="Jody Goldberg">

> On Mon, Sep 02, 2002 at 05:24:59PM +1000, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> >   gal2-0-0.0.2.tar.gz <- what the?! this is particularly wacky :-)
> This is consistent with current usage.  The gnome-2-0 version is on
> a branch.  Due to the speed the library moves it has historicly used
> the full 3 digit versioning internally.

It's not consistent with much else -> other libraries have used three digit
minor numbers (, haven't been "packageNUMBER-NUMBER-VERSION", etc.

This just gets *really* messy on the ftp site, and is inconsistent with
other more common versioning systems. Hopefully this GEP will help to
rectify these problems.

- Jeff

            ...                           *bounce*bounce*bounce*            

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