Installer names not meaningful enough

Thu Dec 1 13:25:00 GMT 2016

On 1.12.2016 13:51, Eliot Moss wrote:
> I think that including the version of the setup program could be helpful
> - I tend
> to add it (renaming the file by hand).  However, clearly we've lived
> with things this
> way for a long time ...

I disagree.
I have a script to update Cygwin. This script checks for new version of 
setup, downloads, verifies signature, etc. Things would become much more 
complicated with variable setup file name.
Finally: Why should I care about the exact version number of setup? 
Script makes backups of the old setup files like setup.exe.0001, 0002, 
..., just for a cause, but never in the past I did have to looking for 
the setup with exact version number.


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