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Re: CSS-2 z-index

From: G. James Berigan <www-html@war-of-the-worlds.org>
Date: Sun, 26 Dec 1999 17:50:21 -0600
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"Rev. Bob the Twice-Ordained" <rev-bob@gotc.com> wrote:

> I greatly prefer the Netscape system - you update the software, you
> increment the version number.  If it's a bug fix or tiny update,
> increment by .01

YMt ".0.1".  The point is a field delimiter, not a decimal point.  You can
have more than 9 revisions without incrementing the previous digit.
Leaving off the second dot introduces ambiguity over whether 4.12 is the
12th revision to 4.0 or the 2nd subrevision to the 1st revision to version
4.0 (which should be written 4.1.2).

To make it clearer:  4.9 + .1 == 4.10 (and 4.10 != 4.1, but 4.1.0 == 4.1)

And to bring this back closer to the list topic, that's also one of my
problems with HTML 4.01.  Is that zero a leading zero or is it really
supposed to be HTML 4.0.1?
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