[Fedora-packaging] Re: Using of date in snapshot versions

Fernando Nasser fnasser at redhat.com
Thu Apr 19 19:27:35 UTC 2007

Axel Thimm wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 19, 2007 at 02:16:29PM -0400, Fernando Nasser wrote:
>> Axel Thimm wrote:
>>> FWIW if you're going to package svn sheckout the more or less
>>> canonical "snapshot" tag is r<snvrevison>, e.g. prepend a lower "r" in
>>> front of the revision.
>> And a capital D for dates?
> Is that a serious question, or is there a simley missing? :)
Yes, I thought it was obvious :-)

> If it's serious: I suspect everyone can identify that something
> matching 2006XXXX or 2007XXXX implies a date, and if not a capital D
> won't help either.
> If the similey was missing: Yes a capital D would be fine, but you
> should use the proper locale, not everywhere does a date translate to
> something that actually starts with a "d", at least in Greek it starts
> with an eta. ;)
I always add comments before the Source0: telling how to obtain the 
sources if it cannot be done directly with a URL on the Source0: 


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