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Re: No calc in pretest?

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: No calc in pretest?
Date: 02 Jul 2002 22:55:49 +0200
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"Stefan Monnier" <monnier+gnu/address@hidden> writes:

> > > One reason is that we don't have to update :version fields and
> > > documentation if there is a well defined versioning scheme.
> > 
> > I sincerely doubt that the version-update problem will go away with 
> > _any_ versioning scheme.
> It will "go away" if the versioning scheme ensures that the version
> number of a release can be determined long before the release happens
> (i.e. is independent of any other release that might happen in the
> mean time).

Exactly.  While our current numbering scheme cannot ensure that,
other numbering schemes (some of which have been suggested here)
can easily ensure this.

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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