Re: Release Plans (1999-05-10)
email@example.com (Darren O. Benham) wrote on 16.05.99 in <19990516143510.A5976@darren.benham.net>:
> On Sun, May 16, 1999 at 08:09:00PM +0200, Kai Henningsen wrote:
> > firstname.lastname@example.org (David Bristel) wrote on 14.05.99 in <Pine.LNX.3.96.=
> > > abandon those who run slink. Note that if linus did that, the 2.2.7 and
> > > 2.2.8 would never have come out because work had already begun on the 2=
> > > kernels.
> > Umm, may I point out that 2.3.0 =3D=3D 2.2.8? The difference is exactly t=
> he =20
> > number.
> > MfG Kai
> But it won't remain that way for long
I wasn't aware that "not long" can mean "forever". Linus is not in the
habit of changing past versions.
In any case, the claim was that 2.2.7 and 2.2.8 wouldn't have come out
because 2.3 kernels were already begun, and that's just plain wrong. If
you want to point to maintaining "old" kernels, point to 2.0.36 and