Thoughts about CEAN/refactoring

David Hopwood david.nospam.hopwood@REDACTED
Fri Jul 7 20:24:14 CEST 2006

Richard A. O'Keefe wrote:
> "Joe Armstrong \(AL/EAB\)" <joe.armstrong@REDACTED> wrote:
> 	Versions are named like this AppName-Vsn
> 	Vsn is of no significance it is just a "distinguished string"
> It would be really REALLY nice if Vsn terms could be compared
> so that one could tell whether rabbit-ping was more recent than
> rabbit-pong without having to fossick around in some possibly
> remote and possibly inaccessible data base.

Recency of package versions is a partial ordering, not a total ordering.

David Hopwood <david.nospam.hopwood@REDACTED>

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