[development] Choosing the N number for .install's hook_update_N

Earl Miles merlin at logrus.com
Thu Aug 7 17:41:12 UTC 2008

Earnie Boyd wrote:
> Because the version of the module is solely independent of the version 
> of Drupal.  The version of the module indicates API and/or UI 
> differences.  If you have version 2.x of your module in version 5.x of 
> Drupal and then change it to version 1.x for version 6.x of Drupal; one 
> tends to view the 6.x-1.x as the same interface as 5.x-1.x.
> But I'm wrong and will shut the hell up.

I tend to agree that this is what users -- or at least, I, as a user -- 
would think. Which is why Views 2 is 6.x-2.0 when there was never a 6.x-1.0.

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