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Re: handling versioning change

On Sat, Nov 26, 2016 at 10:45:57AM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
>   1) just change the version and people will have to deal, once

Just make sure to add some appropiate limits to avoid the old version
where necessary.

>   2) do something like and be kludgy forever

More like go with 999a1.7.3 or so. That's reasonable dense and still
orders well.

>   3) Implement some silent metadata in versions just for tools that
>   check versons, so that the human-presented version is right.  I dimly
>   recall discussion of this (EPOCH?) but can't find it.

All epoch syntaxes are more or less as bad as the above, some just stick
the marker to the end.


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