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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-03-05 02:23:57

David Abrahams wrote:
> Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:
> >> and what's wrong with 3.1.50?
> >> at least we don't think two _different_ things are the same
> >
> > Except that number which increases too often becomes not very meaningfull
> > to users. Maybe, we should be using internal "revision" number which is
> > not exposed in any way.
> I don't understand your concern, not at all.

My concern is that version now will not communicate any information. It will
be only used to assure that user have HEAD version of bjam. It's conceptually
similiar to increasing version number of boost/version.hpp on every commit.

> Here we have evidence
> in front of us that a change in the version number would've been
> meaningful.

Well, since there's a script to increase version number, I can try to go this
way. Let's see how it works.

- Volodya


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