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Re: epoch for luakit versions




On Mon, Jan 14, 2019 at 12:51:27PM +0100, Markus Demleitner wrote:
> For the luakit package that I'm trying to get back into Debian, I'd
> like to use an epoch in the version.
> 
> Here's the story: Originally (and still reflected on
> http://luakit.org), luakit used a date-based versioning scheme.  In
> 
> Meanwhile (and that's not yet reflected on luakit.org), there are
> releases on Github (https://github.com/luakit/luakit/releases) that
> follow a major.minor scheme, and the upstream maintainer has
> confirmed they want to keep that scheme in the future.

Sounds reasonable to me, with that being the original goal of epochs.

However, please use 1: and not 2: like what upstream seems to have used…

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