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Re: epoch fix?

On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 5:19 PM, Thorsten Glaser <tg@debian.org> wrote:
> Matt Zagrabelny <mzagrabe <at> d.umn.edu> writes:
>> Use the mechanism of "really":
> That is *much* *much* *much* *much* *much* *much* *much* *much* *much*
> *much* *much* *much* *much* *much* *much* *much* more ugly than epochs
> and actually a prime example of why we *want* them.

epochs never go away - AIUI. They detract from meaningful information
in the version string.

I am not a proponent of "+really" - I agree that they are ugly, but
they do go away. I wanted to suggest a mechanism for working around
unnecessary epochs.


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