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Re: Emacs pretest 22.0.90

From: Sven Joachim
Subject: Re: Emacs pretest 22.0.90
Date: Mon, 02 Feb 2009 08:41:49 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

On 2009-02-02 05:57 +0100, Chong Yidong wrote:

> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Emacs pretest 23.0.90 is now available for download via FTP, at the
>>> following location:
>>>   http://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/emacs/pretest/emacs-23.0.90.tar.gz
>> Thanks.
>> But ".90"? boy, that _is_ ambitious (or exceedingly optimistic)!
> For the Emacs 22 pretest, at least, we also counted from .90.  If we
> need more than ten of these, the version numbers will continue into
> 22.0.100, and so forth.  (I recall a ludicrously long thread on
> emacs-devel about numbering the pretests; one of the proposals, if
> memory serves, involved using negative numbers ;-)

The last Emacs 22 pretest tarball had a number of 22.0.990, the reason
being that 22.0.100 sorts before 22.0.99 ASCIIbetically.


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