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Re: Pending packages status

Pavel Tsekov wrote:
> On 6 Mar 2003, Robert Collins wrote:
>> On Thu, 2003-03-06 at 22:00, Pavel Tsekov wrote:
>>> On Thu, 6 Mar 2003, Daniel Bößwetter wrote:
>>>> Pavel Tsekov wrote:
>>>>> No. You should not touch this number until the first release of
>>>>> your package is out. Please, rename the package files.
>>>> As you wish. I changed all occurences back to 1, the urls of the
>>>> packages remain as follows:
>>> :) It is not my personal preference, though it may seem like it is.
>> Ah, remembering the recent discussions, I think it *is* exactly your
>> preference :}.
> Ok, I've realized that I made a mistake after I posted my reply.
> Anyway, here is what I suggest - if the group opinion is that what I
> do is really unnecessary and I do it just to make myself comfortable
> or something
> like this, than I'll stop requesting package maintainers to use -1.

Personally, I don't see why the 1st release of a package need be -1, and I
think that, in abstract, a version number should uniqely identify a version.

On the other hand, I don't remember any confusion caused by the current


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