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Re: [widgets] Version string

From: Arve Bersvendsen <arveb@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2008 22:09:26 +0100
To: "Jon Ferraiolo" <jferrai@us.ibm.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Cc: "Marcos Caceres" <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>, "Thomas Roessler" <tlr@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.ujpbpyxobyn2jm@galactica>

On Mon, 27 Oct 2008 20:11:20 +0100, Jon Ferraiolo <jferrai@us.ibm.com>  

> We came up with an approach at OpenAjax Alliance for version strings  
> where the string must begin with N.N (or N.N.N or N.N.N.N) but can  
> contain arbitrary alpha text after the number value. Then we defined how  
> to do numeric comparisons between the leading numeric parts of two  
> different version strings.

So, you are allowing something like



Is any judgment whether one version in these cases is newer than the  
other? If so, which is newer of the following?


Arve Bersvendsen

Developer, Opera Software ASA, http://www.opera.com/
Received on Monday, 27 October 2008 21:10:17 UTC

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