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

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Fri Jun 5 18:13:22 CEST 2009

2009/6/5 Tarek Ziadé <ziade.tarek at gmail.com>:
> At least I hope we all agree that : 2009.05.12 is not a good version number,
> and that we all want a major/minor scheme.

Well, Twisted and Ubuntu might both disagree :-) But it's no more of a
problem than 1.7.5 - the numbers are just a bit bigger, and there are

Frankly, I prefer that to 1.2post5.dev6-r1234. Or is that
1.2dev6-post5_r1234??? :-)


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