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Re: Hopefully final version of ~ version number policy

Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> writes:
> Marc 'HE' Brockschmidt <he@ftwca.de> writes:
>> Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> writes:
>>> -	    sort earlier than all the non-letters.
>>> +	    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,
>> So, is the greatest version number at the beginning or at the end of
>> that sorted list? Yes, this is clear from context, but IMO an example
>> should be more explicit.
> How about if I make that "in sorted order from earliest to latest"?

Yeah, that sounds better.

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