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Re: 2008Q1 -> current: downgrade

 >> T6: pkgsrc can now package foo-0.14.2,1
 >> T7: pkgsrc patches the package, and it becomes foo-0.14.2nb1,1
> For about XIV centures or so humans use positional notation ;) Please
> do not place the most significant part of the package version after
> the least significant.

I think the same EPOCH position and notation is ideal for pkgsrc.

    5.6.12 Version

    The version number of a package. The format is:

    The three components here are: 

    This is a single (generally small) unsigned integer. It may be
    omitted, in which case zero is assumed.

    It is provided to allow mistakes in the version numbers of older
    versions of a package, and also a package's previous version numbering
    schemes, to be left behind.

Best regards, Aleksey Cheusov.

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