On Fri, 23 Dec 2005, Jonas Genannt wrote:
> Ben Finney wrote:
> > On 22-Dec-2005, Justin Pryzby wrote:
> >> On Thu, Dec 22, 2005 at 03:30:44PM +0100, Jonas Genannt wrote:
> >>> One problem exists,Linda says:
> >> Its also a problem since 0.1 >> 0.05
> > Version strings are not floating-point numbers. Is 0.05 greater than
> > 0.0.6?
> > They are, by convention, interpreted as sequences of integers. Thus,
> > version 0.1 is a sequence of the integers [0, 1]. Version 0.05 is the
> > sequence of integers [0, 05].
> I could solve this with an epoch number in the versions field.
Or you could just say that the version is 0.10-1; which is what
apparently upstream means anyway.
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