[tex-live] Re: Re: Aleph versioning
olaf at infovore.xs4all.nl
Thu Sep 2 11:41:49 CEST 2004
Hans Hagen writes:
> Olaf Weber wrote:
>> Giuseppe Bilotta writes:
>>> IMO it's more cleaner to have the hyphens in the banner rather than
>>> in the version_strings.
>> I'd rather not mess with the e-TeX soucres myself, so I'll contact
>> Peter about that.
> Talking about version numbers and revisions, is there a reason why
> \eTeXrevision has a period in it, like .2
I'll just note that for e-TeX 2.1 the value was ".1". So likely a
carryover from that.
> Hardly useful, that period (well, it means that one can test for
> \ifnum\eTeXversion\eTeXrevision pt>2.2pt
> \ifnum\eTeXrevision pt>.2pt
> but in that case \eTeXversion could have been 2.2 -)
Go forth and complain to Peter.
> A consistent versioning system among etex pdftex aleph etc would make
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