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Re: The next release (was: Planned packages for sarge)

Anthony Towns <aj@azure.humbug.org.au> writes:

> On Sun, Jul 21, 2002 at 08:33:15PM +0100, Hereward Cooper wrote:
> > > I second that. For Woody we had the excuse that it's our first time.
> > > Now I think we're ready for biannual releases (correct me if I am
> > > wrong, I am only speculating), and it's just going to be easier if we
> > > do it more frequently.
> > We've just had a biannual release =) (once every two years)
> Actually, we just had a biennial release.

Yeah, this is the weirdest wart in English, in my opinion.

bimonthly means every two months; semimonthly means twice in each

biennially means every two years; semiannually means twice in each

"biannual", sadly, is a synonym of semiannual.  Wart!  Wart!  Wart!

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