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Re: Proposal: Debian release numbers

On Wed, 2003-01-08 at 14:35, Emile van Bergen wrote:
[ big change in Debian? ]
> But IMHO, neither does a compiler change, which a non-developer would
> not notice at all (except for a few promille speed increase perhaps, and
> possibly some problems with building older software). It may matter
> greatly to debian developers, but I think the gcc 3.2 transition isn't
> all that shocking to the average user.

Older software breaking occurs too frequently to warrant any big version
number jumps - I fully agree here. And there are too many subsystems
that are upgraded from time to time: perl, java, python, C, C++ - all
have had their partly or fully incompatible updates in the past.

-- vbi

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