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Re: unrar version confusion

On Fri, May 20, 2005 at 03:45:10PM -0400, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> Quoting Nico Golde <nico@ngolde.de>:
> >Why is the latest version in debian lower than the one before?
> >Regards Nico
> Becuase it is, in fact, a different program.  The higher numbered releases
> are of a non-free version of unrar.  The newer releases are of a free 
> version
> that is going into main.

Then the new program should still have a higher version number, to allow
people who currently use the non-free program to upgrade to the free

If the non-free program has more features than the free program,
however, then it should probably have a different name.

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pavement is precisely one bananosecond

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