Re: should etch be Debian 4.0 ?
On 7/12/05, Andrea Mennucc <email@example.com> wrote:
> Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho wrote:
> > On 20050708T181259-0400, Johan Kullstam wrote:
> >>What signal is meant by 3.1 versus 4.0? Does your intended audience
> >>have any concept of the distinction?
> > The usual distinction, when it is made, is that bumping the major number
> > indicates a disruptive upgrade (changing how things work, not just
> > adding new things).
> the change of gcc 3 to gcc 3 is disruptive (to c++ binaries)
But not to users, which is what the version number is about.