Subject: Re: NetBSD version naming - suggestion
To: Lubomir Sedlacik <>
From: Martin Weber <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/15/2003 11:16:47
On Tue, Apr 15, 2003 at 11:07:23AM +0200, Lubomir Sedlacik wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 15, 2003 at 10:59:19AM +0200, Martin Weber wrote:
> > 
> > Yes, but this way you could tag together the DATES of the releases.
> > I.e.  when you have new stuff in 1.6.1B you can place a safe bet that
> > this won't be in 1.6.1, while you have to look through the release
> > announcement of 1.6.1 to see around which time of -current 1.6.1 was
> > created and which of the features/bugs went into the release branch.
> as i see it, it will only spread more confusion.  it looks like that
> 1.6.1A was created from 1.6.1 sources, which is not true.  1.6.1 is not
> a "sync with -current", it's made from separate branch where only *some*
> fixes from -current were pulled up.  you couldn't say from 1.6.1A which
> features/bugs made it into netbsd-1-6 from -current either.

true. k, forget it, was just a wild idea thrown in :)