bzr version numbers
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Thu Dec 4 08:01:25 GMT 2008
>>>>> "Stephen" == Stephen J Turnbull <stephen at xemacs.org> writes:
Stephen> Yeah Yeah Yeah I've heard the Greek chorus "But
Stephen> they're all usable by later versions, But They're
Stephen> All Usable By Later Versions, BUT THEY'RE ALL USABLE
Stephen> BY LATER VERSIONS" in four-part harmony,
Nice one, I still ear the echos :)
>> Numbers are simple, concise, and they intuitively and instantly
>> indicate ordering.
Stephen> Unfortunately, they don't always indicate ordering
Stephen> intuitively, FSVO "reader". Also, numbers often
Stephen> have cardinal properties, and these are partly
Stephen> intuited from context and partly defined by project
>> > It's annoying that deprecations and format names need the version
>> > coded into the patch when they start, even though it's hard to tell
>> > what precise release they'll land in.
Given this three paragraphs, how about bumping the major version
number when we decide to make a given format the default one ?
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