Subject: Re: NetBSD 2.0 release date
To: matthew green <>
From: Ben Collver <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/09/2003 07:20:50
On Tue, Dec 09, 2003 at 07:40:56PM +1100, matthew green wrote:
>    John Franklin wrote:
>    > We intend to bump the major version of the OS with the next release, so 
>    > *if* we are going to bump the major version of libc in the near future 
>    > it would make sense to do it with the major bump of the OS.  From 1.x 
>    > to 2.x, people expect there might be issues, such as significant 
>    > libraries being rev'd.  It may not be something we *need* to do, but if 
>    > we do it now, we won't need to do it again until NetBSD 3.0.
>    Note next major release after 2.0 would be 3.0 - we are going
>    from x.y.z versioning scheme to x.y.
> what's in a name? :-)

We should make like Solaris and jump from 1.6 to 7.0

Then we'd still be catching up with RedHat, but we'd be way past FreeBSD.