Re: Bug#17621: PROPOSED]: About versions based on dates
>>"James" == James Troup <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
James> Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> writes:
>> Native Debian packages (i.e., packages which have been written
>> especially for Debian) whose version numbers include dates should
>> always use the `YYYY-MM-DD' format.
James> That's a stunningly bad idea. From Chapter 5 of the Packaging manual:
You are far too ewasily stunned. This is far from a bad idea:
it is a good idea with a minor flaw. The fix, of course, is to
eliminate the hyphens.
A new proposal is coming up
UNIX is a Trademark of Bell Laboratories.
Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://www.datasync.com/%7Esrivasta/>
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