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Re: News about the mentors.debian.net transition to upgraded software

On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 10:57:30PM +1000, Ben Finney wrote:
> Andrew Starr-Bochicchio <a.starr.b@gmail.com> writes:
> > I've always been told (and it has been repeatedly mentioned on this
> > very list) that packages should only bump their version numbers for
> > versions that actually entered the official archives.
> There are some sponsors who prefer what you say here, and there are some
> who prefer the opposite: every release uploaded should be differentiated
> clearly by an increment of the release number.

To this I may add only that the old design of mentors.debian.net did
not discriminate any of these work practices, and everyone was equally
happy. The new service must not introduce such discrimination either.


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