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Re: watch files and weird version numbers

On Tue, Apr 05, 2005 at 09:53:43AM +0200, Frank Küster wrote:
> Hi,
> thanks to the thread about watchfiles for sourceforge projects I now
> have a "working" watch file for jabref which I intend to package.
> However, they used version numbers that lacked a dot - 1.55 is meant to
> be in between 1.5 and 1.6, but now of course it is regarded as newer
> than current 1.7.  Is there any way to teach uscan about this?

Slap upstream for having broken and confusing version numbers. Dpkg will
not understand that, either, as will many users who do not bother to
read the upstream web pages.

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