Re: Definition of alphanumeric?
On Sun, Apr 01, 2001 at 03:50:39PM +0200, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> policy uses alphanumeric to define version numbers. Is this only a-zA-Z0-9,
> or does this include the "_"? As the "_" is used as a seperator in Debian
> package file names, this would be perverse, but I would like to stay on the
> safe side.
No, only a-zA-Z0-9 should be allowed. I have no idea whether this is
enforced anywhere, but this should probably be spelled out in policy.
Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
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