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Re: Bump of release?

From: Lele Gaifax <lele_at_seldati.it>
Date: 2003-01-10 21:55:16 CET

>>>>> On Fri, 10 Jan 2003 14:26:20 -0600, Luke Blanshard <luke@blanshard.us> said:

>>> The problem is if you don't know what your next version number
>>> will be. httpd sort of gets around this by having
>>> stable/unstable version numbers. (APR sort of has this same
>>> problem - there isn't an ability to release unstable releases
>>> in its versioning scheme.) -- justin

    LB> Subversion effectively has two different version numbers: the
    LB> label and the repository revision number. The label is more
    LB> human readable; the revision number is more precise. You just
    LB> need to come up with a label that is imprecise for all the
    LB> revisions between releases.

I still think that a reasonable way of keeping the two concepts would
be putting the revision number in a fourth slot of the version. It may
even be that official revision (those stored under tags) lacks that
part, but I think that, among SVN developers, the revision number is a
somewhat more interesting thing to have at hand. Current svn would
report something line "0.16.1@4326", although some one speaking of
simply "0.16.1" implies the official release.

ciao, lele.

nickname: Lele Gaifax	| Quando vivro' di quello che ho pensato ieri
real: Emanuele Gaifas	| comincero' ad aver paura di chi mi copia.
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