[Distutils] Common version-comparison semantics for peace love and harmony
ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Sat Nov 28 22:53:50 CET 2009
Tarek Ziadé <ziade.tarek at gmail.com> writes:
> 3 - stick with "post" "dev" for the post and pre-release tags because
> *we need them to sort development versions and post versions* in
> installers, and because *they don't hurt* for people that are not
> publishing such versions.
I disagree on both counts — these keywords are not needed, and are not
harmless — and have demonstrated otherwise, so I am convinced the above
conclusion is a mistake.
However, I don't intend to repeat the discussion further (rejoice!). Do
with the information what you will.
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