Subject: Re: We have two options. NetBSD-1.5, or a new alphabet.
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Frederick Bruckman <email@example.com>
Date: 02/10/2000 01:20:56
On Wed, 9 Feb 2000, der Mouse wrote:
> > We need th enext version after 1.4Z to sort after 1.4Z.
> > 1.4ZA is probably the best option.
> Given that 1.5 seems to be barely a gleam in releng's eye at the
> moment, and that we seem to be going through kernel rev letters like
> hotcakes, I wonder if it mightn't be better to do something allowing
> more than 26 more revs...how about
> I don't see any need for a third letter; if 1.5 is more than 676 kernel
> revs off, we've got worse problems than our naming scheme.
That seems fairly arbitrary. See RFC 2550 for another way to address
the same ultimate problem. Using their solution, it would go like