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Re: Debian release versioning

Magnus Holmgren <holmgren@debian.org> writes:

> On lördagen den 12 juli 2008, martin f krafft wrote:
> > lenny+0.5 would logically be 5.5
> Version strings are *not* floating-point numbers (i.e. e.g. 5.10
> follows 5.9).

Exactly. More specifically, a numbers-with-periods version string
represents a sequence of integers in a hierarchical relationship (e.g.
"major", "minor", "patch", or other meanings), *not* a single number
on a number line.

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Ben Finney

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