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Re: debbugs.el revisited

From: Jason Rumney
Subject: Re: debbugs.el revisited
Date: Sun, 03 Jul 2011 12:48:37 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Glenn Morris <address@hidden> writes:

> Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen wrote:
>> The version number is the version number the fix has been applied to?
>> Then perhaps it could just default to sending over
>> emacs-version
>> => ""
>> if the user doesn't override it?
> I think that's a bad idea. The right number to use in that case would be
> "24.1", ie the first _release_ in which something is fixed. "",
> or even "24.0.50" is a meaningless version number.

It can be useful during pretesting to have the pretest version number in
there, so users can know whether a bug is supposed to be fixed in the
current pretest version or the next one.  But the .50 version number is
not useful, as it does not change over a long period.

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