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- To: <marcs>
- Subject: "Version" Aversion
- From: Ravi Pandya <ravi>
- Date: Tue, 12 Dec 89 11:44:08 PST
- Cc: <bobp>, <xanatech>, <joel>
- In-reply-to: <Marc>,11 PST <8912121927.AA19748@xanadu>
Date: Tue, 12 Dec 89 11:27:11 PST
From: marcs (Marc Stiegler)
.... What we desperately
need is another term for sequential versions so that the term "version"
can be reserved for meaning the aggregate of both.
May I suggest the term "edition"? It has a fairly strong notion of
something frozen in time, and editions are generally sequential (1st,
2nd, etc.) but are strongly related to each other. (Although there are
also foreign-language editions, but that is a rarer usage.) Thus we
can compare the "December 3rd edition of MarcS's variation" with the
"December 11th edition of BobP's variation", and see what difference
there is between the two "versions".