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From Oleg Gusakov <>
Subject Re: version LATEST merge with RELEASE
Date Thu, 21 Aug 2008 00:19:02 GMT
Reverted back and implemented as Jason indicated in his reply. Changes 
reflected in documentation.
> LATEST was intended to refer to the latest regardless of whether it 
> was a snapshot or release. RELEASE is the latest non-snapshot.

Michael McCallum wrote:
> On Thu, 21 Aug 2008 10:47:04 Oleg Gusakov wrote:
>> I cannot find use cases where asking for g:a:LATEST is different from
>> g:a:RELEASE, so I merge these two in Mercury.
> Doesn't this just make people lazy and not think about what they are doing... 
> if they want an open range [1,) then let them specify that?
> I suppose if you just mapped that at the very beginning down to an open range 
> it probably does not make any difference implementationwise however anyother 
> tool that wants to make sense of the pom needs to understand all the special 
> cases too...

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