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Re: Debian release versioning

On 12/07/08 at 18:09 +0200, martin f krafft wrote:
> So lenny will be Debian 5.0. Many people have questioned this
> choice, given how we onconsistently went ...-2.0-2.1-2.2-3.0-3.1-4.0
> in the last decade, but it's the RM's choice and not to be debated.
> What is to be debated is how to move on from here.
> I propose that we get rid of our r-releases and simply let the first
> stable update to lenny be 5.1, followed by 5.2, and so on.


> lenny+0.5 would logically be 5.5, since it's unlikely that we will
> have five stable updates out within 1.5/2=0.75 years, and if we do,
> then lenny+0.5 is late.

I'm not sure sure that we want to have a hole in our versioning scheme.
Since "lenny+1/2" is just another stable update, let's just number it
like a stable update. So we don't end up with users thinking "You
released 5.0, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.5. Where is 5.4 ?"
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