[Numpy-discussion] Version numbers again

Sasha ndarray at mac.com
Thu Jul 27 11:36:52 CDT 2006


On 7/27/06, Travis Oliphant <oliphant at ee.byu.edu> wrote:
[snip]
> I don't really like having the trunk use a 'lower' version number than
> the releases but I'm not sure what to do.  The problem seems to stem
> from wanting to have the version number sort somewhat reasonably when
> the development number is tacked on.
>
Don't fix it if it ain't broken.  Applications that need sortable
version numbers can work out their own convention.  For example,
1.0.0.<svn rev>, 1.0.0.final, 1.0.1.<svn rev>.  Numpy was following a
consistent and convenient rule for a long time, changing that now will
only lead to confusion.




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