"the book" only speaks about positive integer version numbers yet tigris
release subversion as 1.4.0, 1.4.x, 1.5.0, etc.
The FAQ implies these integer version numbers are for internal use only
(see below), so is there a manual mapping between the two?
I want to use the "dot" version numbers because they imply major/minor
Thanks and Regards
The global revision number attached to the repository as a whole is
meaningless from a user's perspective. It's an internal mechanism that
accomplishes the goal of the underlying schema design. It just so
happens to be exposed so that the user's interface can sometimes be a
little more convenient than always having to type obnoxiously long
The revision number is only relevant to the repository, and user
convenience. It has no impact on any other factor of what you store in
the repository. Repository revision number bumps aren't nearly useful
enough to be an accurate indication of the real rate of change of a
given code base. There are other more complicated ways to get a much
better picture of a code-base's rate of change.
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