[Distutils] Comparison semantics for alphanumeric components of a version number

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Fri Jun 5 16:22:41 CEST 2009

Brandon Craig Rhodes <brandon at rhodesmill.org> writes:

> With a caveat (or maybe this is the way it already works?) that every
> series of adjacent digits in the version be compared as an integer
> occupying a single character's worth of string, regardless of how many
> digits compose the integer

Right. This is what I meant, but failed to express in my drive to
simplicity. Thanks for picking up on it.

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