Re: Please review Policy change for ~ in versions
On Mon, Nov 06, 2006 at 09:11:06AM -0800, Russ Allbery wrote:
> --- orig/policy.sgml
> +++ mod/policy.sgml
> @@ -2716,7 +2716,13 @@
> sort earlier than all the non-letters and so that a tilde
> sorts before anything, even the end of a part. For example,
> the following parts are in sorted order: <tt>~~</tt>,
> - <tt>~~a</tt>, <tt>~</tt>, the empty part, <tt>a</tt>.
> + <tt>~~a</tt>, <tt>~</tt>, the empty part,
> + <tt>a</tt>.<footnote>
> + One common use of <tt>~</tt> is for upstream pre-releases.
> + For example, this sort means <tt>1.0~beta1~svn1245</tt>
Maybe this last line should be:
For example, <tt>1.0~beta1~svn1245</tt>
> + sorts earlier than <tt>1.0~beta1</tt>, which sorts earlier
> + than <tt>1.0</tt>.
> + </footnote>