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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: APACHE_RELEASE no longer always increasing?
Date Sun, 07 Jun 1998 12:57:08 GMT
Jim Jagielski wrote:
> 
> Well, I think I would have voted +1... :/

No reason we can't fix it now. :-)

Cheers,

Ben.

> 
> Ben Laurie wrote:
> >
> > 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.

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