vim7.1 snapshot packages

Stefano Zacchiroli zack at
Fri May 11 08:09:57 UTC 2007

On Fri, May 11, 2007 at 03:44:45AM -0400, James Vega wrote:
> > According to the intended use of the ~ I guess it should be more
> > something like 1:7.1~beta-000+1, shouldn't it?
> Yeah, I thought about that later and realized such a scheme was probably
> better.  Maybe 1:7.1~$snapshot_letter-000+1 (so the current package
> would be 1:7.1~b-001+1)?

Whatever, pros/cons in both: 7.1~beta is clearer since everyone (even
people not familiar with vim's upstream habits) knows what a "beta" is;
on the contrary 7.1~b is more consistent with vim upstream versioning.
No strong opinion on this from my side.


Stefano Zacchiroli -*- PhD in Computer Science ............... now what?
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