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Re: pretest 22.0.100

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: pretest 22.0.100
Date: Thu, 17 May 2007 15:34:42 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/23.0.51 (gnu/linux)

Jason Rumney <address@hidden> writes:

> David Kastrup wrote:
>> Jason Rumney <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Stefan Monnier wrote:
>>>> Yes, the same mistake was made then (but was not made for Emacs-20.1).
>>>> It's no excuse to repeat it.
>>> If it was deliberate, then it was not a mistake. And history shows
>>> that Emacs has always had version numbers, not version strings.
>> Does not change that people looking for a tarball to download will
>> take a look at the bottom for the most recent one
> That is solved by having an emacs-pretest-latest.tar.gz symbolic link
> in the download directory and advising users to use that.
> After 18.9 came 18.10, likewise with 19.9 and 19.10. There is no good
> reason to change the rules only for pretests.

Actually, my personal favorite for the next number would be 22.1.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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