Re: XFree 4.2.0 - again
And the SUM of the numbers in the version number is also
an even number!!!
On Thu, Apr 18, 2002 at 07:52:57PM +1000, Brian May wrote:
> Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2002 19:52:57 +1000
> From: Brian May <email@example.com>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: XFree 4.2.0 - again
> Mail-Followup-To: Brian May <email@example.com>,
> On Wed, Apr 17, 2002 at 10:56:33AM +1000, Roger So wrote:
> > Why do people like you insists on having the latest version of
> > everything without making sure that it's actually _better_ than what we
> > have?
> Are you implying that the latest version isn't always the best version?
> Yeah right! ;-)
> > Rather than repeating what most others have said, I'll give you one more
> > reason why not rushing 4.2.0 into woody is a good thing: the whole i18n
> > architecture changed from 4.1 to 4.2, and many bugs _were_ introduced in
> > the transition -- like X clients segfault on startup if Xlib can't find
> > the input method specified in the environment, and so on. I for one am
> > glad that Branden is not rushing things through.
> I need X 4.2 because it... errr... umph.....
> hang on a moment....
> ...because its version number is made entirely of even numbers.
> (knew there had to be a good reason).
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