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Dimplewidget Sunday 11 September 2011 at 17:09
DimplewidgetAnonymous

I noticed that the version my distro(PCLinuxOS) installed from my repository is version 4.0.9 and the current version is 4.0.12. as humans reading a string of numbers we tend to automatically sort through formatting incongruities. but I have seen issues with packages from other applications in the past where 4.0.12 would actually be seen as an earlier version than 4.0.9 because the machine sees 4.0.90 I would like to submit that future versions have the decimal places reserved a set number of spaces to eliminate confusion between human/machine perception. for instance 4.0.9 would have been 4.00.09 and 4.0.12 would be 4.00.12 :D
Quentin PÂRIS Sunday 11 September 2011 at 21:57
Quentin PÂRIS
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Not a bad idea, but I think it's a bit too late :D
Dimplewidget Monday 12 September 2011 at 0:15
DimplewidgetAnonymous

How is it to late to correct future versions? After all the future hasn't happened yet.