[Python-Dev] When is it okay to ``cvs remove``?

Martin v. L÷wis martin@v.loewis.de
25 Apr 2003 07:06:01 +0200

Tim Peters <tim.one@comcast.net> writes:

> That part I didn't grok:  why force an artifical version number?  I can't
> imagine a use for that.  The "Rewrote from scratch." checkin comment Brett
> will surely make is milestone enough in the CVS log.

Bumping the major number makes a more visible change. There is no
technical reason to do that, nor one to avoid doing so if you like the
visible change.

A number of files in the Python CVS do have a 2.x version number; I
always wondered why that is.