[Fedora-packaging] I wish to package some CC licensed content ...

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
Mon Feb 23 17:11:42 UTC 2009

Le lundi 23 février 2009 à 11:59 -0500, Michel Salim a écrit :
> On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 4:57 PM, Patrice Dumas <pertusus at free.fr> wrote:

> >> b. Version numbers do not make sense for content that is not versioned
> >
> > If the author has a versionning scheme that looks ascii ascending lets
> > use it. Otherwise I think that the following would work
> >
> > Version: 0
> > Release: 0.X.YYYYMMDD
> >
> > with YYYY year, MM month and DD day (I'd do the same for a software
> > without version, and it is indeed what I used for uread) for the document
> > date of publishing, or of access if publishing date is not known.
> >
> We'd probably want to encode the book's print edition in either
> %{version} or %{release} as well. Given that the release tag is
> normally associated with packaging rather than content changes (the
> YYYYMMDD is normally for pre-release packages), perhaps the following?
> Release: X or 0.X

If upstream does not version properly there is plenty of precedent in
the repository for using the timestamp of its releases as versions

Nicolas Mailhot
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