On Sun, Apr 19, 1998 at 09:14:19AM -0700, Karl M. Hegbloom wrote: [date releases] > > ... it's a legal version number. I find it easier to read an ISO > 8601 date encoded release number with the dots in it than one without > them, so I use the dot breaks. It's an aesthetic thing. The most > signifigant portion of the number is read first, reading it from left > to right, regardless of whether there are dots in the number to break > it up visually. > > If we enstate a standard, I vote for putting the dot breaks in for > readablity. It's more `apt' to look pleasing. I'd vote personally to use whatever the maintainer does, but you're right that the dots are more readable.
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