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Re: version numbering

On Mon, 22 Aug 2005 10:13:23 +0200, Henning Makholm <henning@makholm.net> said: 

> Scripsit Wouter Verhelst <wouter@debian.org>
>> On Sun, Aug 21, 2005 at 05:31:34PM -0600, Bob Proulx wrote:

>>> An example where an epoc would be needed would be if was
>>> uploaded as 7.3.3 instead.  The epoc is designed to handle this
>>> problem and allows 1: 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.


debian-changelog-mode automatically increments the version numbers for
me, including the epoch, so it is no burden -- even the poor vi using
sods can just do cut and paste
Uh-oh!!  I forgot to submit to COMPULSORY URINALYSIS!
Manoj Srivastava   <srivasta@debian.org>  <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
1024D/BF24424C print 4966 F272 D093 B493 410B  924B 21BA DABB BF24 424C

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