[oe] [RFC, PATCH] distros: prettier notation for dev snapshots version strings
raj.khem at gmail.com
Mon Mar 1 23:07:53 UTC 2010
On Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 2:35 PM, Antonio Ospite <ospite at studenti.unina.it> wrote:
> On Mon, 1 Mar 2010 14:14:13 -0800
> Khem Raj <raj.khem at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 10:32 AM, Antonio Ospite
>> <ospite at studenti.unina.it> wrote:
>> > Make archives names look a little better. Compare the current:
>> > minimal-.dev-snapshot-20100216-i686-linux-armv5te-linux-gnueabi-toolchain.tar.bz2
>> > to the proposed:
>> > minimal-dev.snapshot.20100216-i686-linux-armv5te-linux-gnueabi-toolchain.tar.bz2
>> may be just getting rid of that '-.' and using just '-' would be enough ?
>> is there any advantage of using . over -
> I thought that using some dot-notation would make more clear both that
> the string indicates a _version_ and that it is a single field on its
if there a post processing tool that would benefit from this then I
would say its fine.
> Antonio Ospite
> PGP public key ID: 0x4553B001
> A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
> See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posting_style
> Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
> A: Top-posting.
> Q: What is the most annoying thing in e-mail?
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