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Re: [widgets] Version string

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2008 11:29:05 -0400
Message-ID: <e9dffd640810280829j7c74d4eep1eec5341fa5b9e8b@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Marcos Caceres" <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, "Jon Ferraiolo" <jferrai@us.ibm.com>

On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 11:00 AM, Marcos Caceres
<marcosscaceres@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi Thomas,
> On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 6:13 PM, Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org> wrote:
>> You'll want to define what it means for one version string to be greater
>> than another one.
>
> We decided a while back that we would not bother doing this. Version
> are just "different".  This avoids all the mess that Arve alluded to,
> and also avoids the Unicode collation mess when of non-ASCII version
> strings.

Right.  It's just like an etag, only not an etag 8-)

Mark.
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