*To*: debian-devel@lists.debian.org*Subject*: Re: dpkg doing wrong math (0.09 = 0.9) ?- [was: dak now supports ~ in version numbers]*From*: Luis Rodrigo Gallardo Cruz <rodrigo@nul-unu.com>*Date*: Thu, 10 Aug 2006 19:42:49 -0500*Message-id*: <[🔎] 20060811004249.GC3465@caribdis.nul-unu.com>*In-reply-to*: <[🔎] 20060811003747.GH17235@miami.connexer.com>*References*: <20060808235835.GA19278@lapse.madduck.net> <[🔎] 87mzae1a7d.fsf@mid.deneb.enyo.de> <[🔎] 44DBBD7B.8020909@teco.edu> <[🔎] 20060810232940.GA6592@chistera.yi.org> <[🔎] 20060810234736.GG17235@miami.connexer.com> <[🔎] 20060811002104.GA6951@chistera.yi.org> <[🔎] 20060811003747.GH17235@miami.connexer.com>

On Thu, Aug 10, 2006 at 08:37:47PM -0400, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote: > On Fri, Aug 11, 2006 at 02:21:04AM +0200, Adeodato Simó wrote: > > * Roberto C. Sanchez [Thu, 10 Aug 2006 19:47:36 -0400]: > > > > > Except that the final comparison ignores that the number was to the > > > right of the decimal, making the zero significant. > > > > Er, read Policy 5.6.12. > > > I have read it. I was simply speaking from a mathematical perspective. But a mathematical perspective is wrong, because it does not tell how to interpret 1.1.1 Version numbers are not floats. -- Rodrigo Gallardo GPG-Fingerprint: 7C81 E60C 442E 8FBC D975 2F49 0199 8318 ADC9 BC28

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