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Re: terminology and the hierarchy of releases



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On Tuesday 10 February 2004 01:58, Axel Thimm wrote:
> o If a package has to be downgraded bump up its epoch (almost the only
>   legitimate use for an epoch IMHO). E.g. the ntpd package that was
>   downgraded should have bumbed up the epoch.

Danger Will Robinson!!  Epoch seepage is a BAD BAD thing.  If the package 
already has epoch in it, that is one thing, but for a package like 
Evolution, where there is no epoch already, it's a horrible idea to 
introduce epoch at this point.

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