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Re: Version strings in lisp files?

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Version strings in lisp files?
Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2012 15:40:33 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.94 (gnu/linux)

> AFAIK, the policy is that _if_ you want some version string in a
> package, then keep that to a minimum (1 file).  But there's no policy,
> AFAIK, to have a version string, if Org doesn't need that.

Yes, the fewer version numbers (and $Log$-style history) the better.
That's for "files under revision control".  Such data added dynamically
during the build is perfectly fine, in pretty much any amount.
We do tolerate a few version tags in a few files because occasionally
people find it handy, but we definitely do not require them.


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