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Re: dpkg and pre-versions

On Tue, Jan 16, 2001 at 11:35:29AM +0900, Miles Bader wrote:
> This (tilde) seems like the best suggestion so far.  It also has an
> advantage over things like the at-sign, in that it is `whitespace like'
> (in the same way that _ and - are), so that the pre-version is separated
> nicely from the rest.
> For instance something like `@' looks awful: 1.2@pre2-1
> Whereas `~' looks pretty good:               1.2~pre2-1

~ works, and that is what I will implement.

Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@debian.org>                Free software developer

If I have trouble installing Linux, something is wrong. Very wrong.
        -- Linus Torvalds

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