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Re: Python 3.6 in stretch

On Mon, 09 Jan 2017 23:02:42 +0000, Simon McVittie wrote:

> (I'm increasingly of the opinion that semver is an over-simplification
> that fails on contact with the real world - in particular, if foo 1.2.3
> is in a stable branch of a larger environment like Debian, you fix 17
> minor bugs and release 1.2.4, and now you want to fix a severe bug in
> the stable branch without risking regressions that might be caused by
> fixing those other 17 bugs, semver says there is no valid version number
> for doing that.

1.2.3+deb8u1 ? ;)

Semver of course only cares about upstream releases. From upstream's POV, 
the changes in the .4 patch version should be safe. If a downstream 
distributor disagrees, then of course they get to make up their own 

Felipe Sateler

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