[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Proposal: Debian release numbers

On Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 01:35:13PM -0500, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> Here's a slightly facetious suggestion.
> How about using whole number increments -- in ROMAN NVMERALS.
> The next version would be Debian IV r1 (for 'release 1').
> The first revision of it as a stable release would be Debian IV r2.
> Heh.  Or maybe not.

Maybe not. Maybe for the same reason Pentium IV was transformed to
Pentium 4 after a survey revealed that for some Americans it did not
make sense that IV is 4, so it should have been Pentium IIII which is in
no way a roman number.

my 2ec


Jesus Climent | Unix SysAdm | Helsinki, Finland | pumuki.hispalinux.es
GPG: 1024D/86946D69 BB64 2339 1CAA 7064 E429  7E18 66FC 1D7F 8694 6D69
 Registered Linux user #66350 proudly using Debian 3.0 & Linux 2.4.20

A minute ago this was the safest job in the world. Now it's turning into 
a bad day in Bosnia.
		--Soap (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels)

Attachment: pgp5HQCWtD0xl.pgp
Description: PGP signature

Reply to: