[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] version.sh: Always use latest tag for generated version number
nfxjfg at googlemail.com
Fri Mar 4 08:58:46 CET 2016
On Fri, 4 Mar 2016 08:47:14 +0100
Thilo Borgmann <thilo.borgmann at mail.de> wrote:
> Am 04.03.16 um 08:23 schrieb wm4:
> > On Fri, 4 Mar 2016 00:55:35 +0000 (UTC)
> > Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos at ag.or.at> wrote:
> >> Timothy Gu <timothygu99 <at> gmail.com> writes:
> >>> Of course, this argument operates on the premise that
> >>> making things easier for users is of utmost concern
> >>> for us. Please inspire me if this is not the case.
> >> On the contrary, I believe while the current versioing
> >> scheme is simple and understandable, the suggested one
> >> is misleading, both for users and when reading user
> >> questions.
> > Well, duh, everyone disagrees with you.
> Not true. For what I've read, I can't see the benefit of the change.
> However, changing it should require a real reason and I don't see it.
> So, what exactly is the benefit of the proposed versioning? Can anyone
> please elaborate what the current state is and what exactly would make
> the user's life happier with the new one?
Being able to see the, well, version in the version output (instead of
random numbers) sounds like a pretty convincing argument.
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