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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: APACHE_RELEASE no longer always increasing?
Date Sat, 06 Jun 1998 14:45:11 GMT
Jim Jagielski wrote:
> 
> Manoj Kasichainula wrote:
> >
> > apache_1.3b7: src/include/httpd.h (line 400):
> >
> > #define APACHE_RELEASE 1030007
> >
> > apache_1.3.0: src/include/httpd.h (line 400):
> >
> > #define APACHE_RELEASE 1030000
> >
> > Is this a problem?
> >
> 
> The last 2 digits are "defined" as the beta release... Since this is the
> real version, it's no longer a beta so they must be '00'... It _is_
> counter-intuitive since the number is actually _less_ when comparing
> a beta to a final release, but I don't think it's used for anything
> particular...

That's why I wanted to add an extra digit (0 for beta, 1 for release),
so it would go from 10300007 to 10300100. But people seemed to think it
was somehow better to use a counterintuitive numbering scheme.

Cheers,

Ben.

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