[pmwiki-users] want opinions on a new cookbook recipe format

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Tue Mar 7 08:42:53 CST 2006

On Tue, Mar 07, 2006 at 09:26:50AM +0100, Joachim Durchholz wrote:
> > Perhaps instead of "Version:" or "Recipe-version:" we should just use 
> > "Date:" or "Updated:"?
> That would force recipe writers into using the date as a version string. 
> Not all will be happy with that.

It doesn't "force" any such thing.  A recipe could have *both*
a Version: and a Date: header.

> Not that I'm totally adverse to "Recipe-version:". I just think it's 
> redundant, and I'd like to avoid that. I don't think that
>    Version: 0.7.11
>    Prerequisites: PmWiki 2.1.5
> leaves much doubt about what the "Version:" header leaves much room for 
> doubt. 

Well, *I* certainly won't get it confused; I'm just worried that others
might.  But since I don't hear anyone saying that "Version:" would be
a bad idea for this, we'll go with that.


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