Re: Naming of new 2.0 release
>>"Steve" == Steve Lamb <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Steve> The both *MEAN* the same. I didn't say they *ARE* the same.
Steve> Mean the same. They both mean Major version 2, minor version
Steve> 0, revision 1.
In other words, they are technically indistinguishable, and
now you are worried about aesthetics.
Steve> The difference is that one follows the standard numbering
Steve> scheme that has been in place for years,
Not a ``standard'' numbering scheme, but just one of a
plethora of conventions that people have followed. (If you think it
is a standard, point to the standards document which states
that). Even as a convention it is far from universally followed.
Steve> and the other is in place because vendors wanted something to
Steve> allow them to continue to sell their stock. Take a guess
Steve> which is which.
Oh, Jeeze. Debian wants silver CD's. It is a hardship for some
of our users not to have silver CD's (just because you don't use them
means nothing). CD vendors need to profit to sell cd's. Debian has a
problem. Debian came up with a solution with a numbering scheme
You ignore the problem of our users needing silver CD's.
Someone did a study of the three most-often-heard phrases in New York
City. One is "Hey, taxi." Two is, "What train do I take to get to
Bloomingdale's?" And three is, "Don't worry. It's just a flesh
wound." David Letterman
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.datasync.com/%7Esrivasta/>
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