On Jun 7, 2006, at 5:17 PM, Christopher Linn wrote:
I can tell you that when comparing version numbers for document
binding purposes, Launch Services respects the first three version
components, but IGNORES the development stage code (a, b, d, etc.)
and anything following it.
Wow... I did not expect it to ignore the development stage. Glad I
Effectively, LS expects the following format: nnnnn[.nn[.nn]][X]
where n is a digit 0-9, square brackets indicate optional
components, and X is any string not starting with a digit. X is
ignored when present.
Okay, so it sounds as if using an increasing floating point number
(like Mail.app) is best if you want to publicly release beta
versions. If you don't care about non-final versions, then standard
major.minor.release works fine, too.
Thanks for the clarification!
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