[Distutils] version scheme: a case for dropping ".devNNN" and ".postNNN"

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Thu Jun 11 13:53:37 CEST 2009

Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> writes:

> 2009/6/11 Trent Mick <trentm at gmail.com>:
> > # My conclusion/opinion
> >
> > In so far as the proposed new distutils versioning scheme is to be
> > used for enforcing/encouraging versions for packages uploaded to
> > PyPI, I don't believe there is a strong case for including ".devNNN"
> > and certainly not ".postNNN".
> +1. That saved me from having to write an email which made this
> argument, but far less effectively :-)

+1, this is also my position. I didn't see Trent's above message in
time, but hopefully my different expression will be useful.

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