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Re: Version number in your tarballs.

From: Olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2007 23:01:34 +0900
To: Kumar Appaiah <akumar@ee.iitm.ac.in>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20070802140134.GA8077@w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>

Hi Kumar,

On Wed, Aug 01, 2007, Kumar Appaiah wrote:
> I'd like to request you to consider making available a copy of the downloadable
> tarball with a version number appended to it. For example, could you make the
> current version's tarball validator-0.8.0.tar.gz? It would help because
> automated tracking of the source version number would become easy, and detecting
> a new release would be made simple. (I use Debian GNU/Linux, and the packages
> page on Debian tracks the latest version of packages if the
> package-<version>.tar.gz technique is adopted.)

Actually, while we generally only publicize the latest version, all the
version tarballs are available:
http://validator.w3.org/dist/

cheers,
-- 
olivier
Received on Thursday, 2 August 2007 14:01:49 GMT

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