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Re: maybe a (long-term) solution to the translations problem andothers

On Sat, 1 Sep 2001, Richard Atterer wrote:

> > I wouldn't change the version. After all, the main contents of the package
> > haven't changed, so there is no need to upgrade for people who already
> > have that package installed.

> An alternative would be to assign new version numbers automatically
> whenever any party uploads an updated "part" of the .deb. For example,
> added translations could result in the same type of version number as
> binary NMUs.

This would cause lots of problems. Think of library-dev packages, which
usually depend on the exact same version of the library package.


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