Re: A few new-maintainer questions.
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>>"Adam" == Adam Di Carlo <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>>"Zephaniah" == Zephaniah E, Hull <email@example.com> writes:
Zephaniah> A few questions..
Zephaniah> 1: What is a good way for handling the version fields to
Zephaniah> reflect that the upstream version is a beta? In this
Zephaniah> case the upstream version is 1.05beta10, leaving me
Zephaniah> with a bit of a problem (for when 1.05 is actually
Zephaniah> released).. Note that I do have a good reason for
Zephaniah> packaging the beta version and not the stable release
Zephaniah> before it
Manoj> I tend to prefer versions like 1.04.99999.beta10 or
Manoj> 1.04.99999.pre5.beta10 ;-)
Zephaniah> Ick, perhaps we could use a new field?
Manoj> Umm, I think that is a bad idea. A new field should not be
Manoj> introduced lightly, and having one just because of aesthetics
Manoj> is not acceptable.
Zephaniah> This seems to come up a bit too often, hmm, perhaps
Zephaniah> something in the policy could help?
Manoj> Develoeprs reference, maybe. This is not a policy issue.
Adam> *perk up* Huh? What? What are we talking about here?
This is where we came in.
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