Subject: Re: NetBSD version naming - suggestion
To: Daniel Carosone <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/24/2003 23:10:56
>> I've become a fan of the gnu-ish "ninety-something" version numbering,
>> for development-trunk versions, e.g.:
>Xfree does something like that too.  I think i prefer letters over
>arbitrary (though clearly different) numbers, but that's small fry.

i haven't been following very closely, so i might be wrong, but...

...doesn't xfree jump to x.y.99 when they're *close* to a release, as
opposed to during general development that will ultimately lead to a

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