Subject: Re: Versioning?
To: Trouble Free RecepPFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 12/07/1998 16:17:38
On Mon, 7 Dec 1998, Trouble Free RecepPFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF wrote:
> I notice we seem to be balking at calling the next release 1.4; we're
> calling it 1.3.3. What comes out after that, 18.104.22.168?
Either 1.3.4, if its a patch release, or 1.4, if a full release.
for details on different releases.
> Just curious. I mean, what are the criteria for bumping the minor version
> up as opposed to bumping / adding a branch ID?
> We're currently at 1.3I [at least I am]; is this effectively 1.3.3 or
> is it 1.3.2++?
1.3I is -current taken from 1.3
1.3.n is a patch release based on 1.3
> ...and does anyone have any idea what we'd be looking at for a 2.x release
> as far as content goes? I gather the changes would be pretty major for
> that. Judging by what I've seen us do so far, I cannot even fathom what
> would bump us up or even if we could justify going to 2.x. We've made
> some pretty major changes in the system since 1.0 came out. We'd have
> to have the equivalent of an 8.0 earthquake through the entire system
> in order to bump the major version, I think.
No comment, I'd be inclined to 1.5, 1.6 etc...
> Again, just curiosity; please don't flame me for asking "stupid" questions
> (a truly stupid question is one to which you already know the answer)...
Hope the above helped.
Will signpost release-map.html a little better on the site, plus
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