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David E. Wheeler
June 30, 2009 09:16
Re: Perl 5.10.1
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On Jun 30, 2009, at 9:08 AM, Marvin Humphrey wrote:

> This is a huge problem for me and other CPAN authors with large,  
> ambitious
> distros.  I just released KinoSearch 0.30_01 a couple weeks ago.  In  
> a world
> with sane versioning, it would have been KinoSearch 4.00_01, to be  
> followed
> shortly by 4.00 -- because this is really the fourth generation for  
> that code
> base.

Why isn't it 3.99_99, soon to be 4.00? How you version a module like  
that is entirely up to you.

> But because we can't have maint branches yet rapid innovation is
> ongoing, it's still in alpha.  It's been a lot less useful to the Perl
> community than it might have been.

I think I missed something here, I don't follow.



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