On Thu, 2005-02-24 at 14:26 -0500, Elliot Lee wrote:
The workaround /does/ make things harder in general: packagers will
to learn it, and users will have to decipher it. Neither of those things
are as trivial as they seem - the proposed scheme is obvious to us only
because we already understand it.
I think the proposed scheme is easier to explain to those who seek
information how to name the packages than the unpredictability, bugs and
wrinkles inherent with Epochs and/or non-numeric stuff in version
comparisons. The former is also already documented.
No, I don't like how it "looks" either.