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Re: Emacs 23.4 Updated Windows Binaries published

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: Emacs 23.4 Updated Windows Binaries published
Date: Mon, 6 Feb 2012 22:40:13 +0100

On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 18:01, Stephen J. Turnbull <address@hidden> wrote:
> Lennart Borgman writes:
>  > It says "through the same place", not "at the same place". And it also
>  > tells what to do if the source is not on the same server as the object
>  > code.
>  >
>  > I really do not understand. I would be glad if you explained
>  > further.
> You may be right.  At least, by "same place" I mean "via relative
> URI", and I've always read 6(d) that way, but that's clearly my
> mistake since it does refer to textual instructions.


>  > Updating the DOI-like URI would indeed be problematic since it could
>  > still be used for old distributed object. I guess you have to create
>  > new numbers for every ojbect distribution.
> Yes.  But this isn't that hard; you would use some kind of universal
> ID, like the bzr revid (not revno).

Yes, that was what I had in mind.

>  > Ok, I never understood it that way, but you may be right. However even
>  > Launchpad seems to get an easy way to download a zip file instead of
>  > using Bazaar soon.
> Sure, that would certainly satisfy the "equivalent copying" requirement.

Then I think we agree.

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