Re: Proposal: Debian release numbers
On Tue, Jan 07, 2003 at 08:36:03PM +0000, Scott James Remnant wrote:
> > > Revisions of the stable release, which currently use the "X.YrZ" form
> > > of release number, would instead append and increment a minor number
> > > to the release.
> > Not seconded. We moved from X.Y.Z to X.YrZ for a reason.
> What was the reason, out of interest?
I'm tempted to use the classic "Read the archives!" retort...
It's used so that CD vendors don't think they need to scrap all of their
9.3.1 CDs as soon as 9.3.2 comes out, or something.
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