Version numbering RFC

Eric S. Raymond esr at
Wed Dec 28 19:28:09 UTC 2016

Sanjeev Gupta <ghane0 at>:
> Could you do <version>~<tick> , that way it would lexically sort such that
> 0.9.6~499 is before 0.9.6

It's now "+", not "~", but ought to have the same property.
		<a href="">Eric S. Raymond</a>

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