[Distutils] Metadata 2.0 and single-component version numbers

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Thu Jan 16 01:12:39 CET 2014

On 16 Jan 2014 10:03, "Marcus Smith" <qwcode at gmail.com> wrote:
>> My apologies. I misread N[.N]+ as the '+' meaning "one or more" (as in
> maybe  N[(.N)+]  would be clearer.
> all of (.N)+ is optional
> but when it's present it can be  .N or .N.N or .N.N.N etc...

Yeah, that's a good idea. Simply switching to * might encourage the idea
it's a regex, when it's more the kind of pseudo grammar people use to
describe command line parameters.


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