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Re: Version strings for backports

Nikita V. Youshchenko wrote:
>> Daniel Baumann wrote:
>>> Nikita V. Youshchenko wrote:
>>>> Maybe ~bpo31-N / ~bpo40-N ?    
>>> i like ~bpo.$suite.$int better, e.g. ~bpo.sarge.1 or ~bpo.etch.1
>> If I may contribute, I think more people are familiar with the names
>> (sarge, etch, ...) than the versions (3.1, 4.0, ...). Also the names are
>> clear, whereas looking at the package file, numbers add another mystery
>> for many.
> Problem is that numeric versions do compare correctly, while names don't.

Yes, until we reach version 10.0.

I'm not aware the filenames are to compare somewhere.


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