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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: lose the underscores! (was: Apache 2_0_31 is now rolled (take 2))
Date Sat, 02 Feb 2002 17:18:00 GMT
From: "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wrowe@covalent.net>
Sent: Saturday, February 02, 2002 11:03 AM


> From: "Ben Hyde" <bhyde@pobox.com>
> Sent: Friday, February 01, 2002 9:20 PM
> 
> > Greg Stein wrote:
> >  > On Fri, Feb 01, 2002 at 05:34:51PM -0800, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> >  > >...
> >  > > http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/httpd-2_0_31-alpha.tar.gz
> >  > 
> >  > Why can't we name our damned tarballs and resulting directories like all
> >  > other packages out there?
> > 
> > A superstitious behavior involving a fear of the Windows handling of
> > extensions.  One of those things I recall feeling strongly about at
> > the time. - ben
> 
> I'd safely pronounce those days nearly gone, and 2.0 is as good a time as
> any to change this convention.

I don't advocate changing this for the -alpha ... when [if] you retar to
release the -beta, that would be a good time, I suppose, or it can wait for .32

Bill




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