On Fri, 2004-06-25 at 05:51 +0100, Andrew Suffield wrote: > On Thu, Jun 24, 2004 at 02:25:11AM +0100, Scott James Remnant wrote: > > On Thu, 2004-06-24 at 02:15 +0100, Andrew Suffield wrote: > > > > > It is technically allowed. If you try to do it, you will discover that > > > it is a monumentally bad idea. The ambiguity makes it impossible for > > > tools to behave intelligently. > > > > > You're talking out of your anus. > > > > Upstream versions with hyphens work fine, only the last hyphen is > > removed to extract the Debian revision. I've maintained a package with > > one for ages and never tripped over a buggy tool. > > That's funny, I found half a dozen within half an hour last time I > tried, asked a few long-timers, and got "Yes, it's known to be > completely broken; don't do it". > Really? What were they? Bug numbers? Examples? Right now, you're just spouting FUD. Scott -- Have you ever, ever felt like this? Had strange things happen? Are you going round the twist?
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