Re: version numbering
Scripsit Wouter Verhelst <email@example.com>
> On Sun, Aug 21, 2005 at 05:31:34PM -0600, Bob Proulx wrote:
>> An example where an epoc would be needed would be if 0.7.3.3 was
>> uploaded as 7.3.3 instead. The epoc is designed to handle this
>> problem and allows 1:0.7.3.3 to be later than 7.3.3 to fix that
>> situation. But that is not the case here and the epoc can be avoided.
> Really, what's so bad about an epoch?
As it was explained: It never ever goes away.
> It works. It's invented to fix SNAFU's like this one.
No, it was invented to fix the other kind of SNAFU that *cannot* be
fixed with less intrusive means.
Henning Makholm "Check the sprog."