[Distutils] PEP440: foo-X.Y.Z does not satisfy "foo>X.Y"?

Donald Stufft donald at stufft.io
Tue Dec 23 10:01:50 CET 2014

> On Dec 23, 2014, at 1:23 AM, Marcus Smith <qwcode at gmail.com> wrote:
> In particular, <, >, ~=, and, when using a .*, the != and == use the number of dots in the given specifier to indicate the precision of the specifier.
> the PEP text is pretty clear on the precision concept for ~= and when using ".*", but not so much for < and <.
> how about an example right there in that section that mentions the "!= V.*"

We can certainly clarify the PEP test to make it easier to understand.

Donald Stufft
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