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RE: [Axiom-developer] axiom--main--1--patch-31

From: Andrey G. Grozin
Subject: RE: [Axiom-developer] axiom--main--1--patch-31
Date: Sat, 19 Mar 2005 10:13:29 +0600 (NOVT)

On Fri, 18 Mar 2005, Bill Page wrote:
> You know how Knuth choose approximations to the number
> \pi for version of TeX? Maybe for Axiom we should do the
> same with %e? ;) Like so
>   version 2.7
>   version 2.72
>   version 2.718
This is exactly what Knuth did for Metafont.

By the way, I rather like the scheme
<version> = <year>.<month>
which seems to by the Tim Daly's internal numbering. It makes much sense, 
especially if releases are sheduled 1 per month. Many projects (Gentoo and 
Ubuntu, for example) use such scheme.


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