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Re: Debian release versioning

martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach Lucas Nussbaum <lucas@lucas-nussbaum.net> [2008.07.12.2321 +0200]:
>> 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 ?"
> True, but lenny+1/2 breaks with stable update rules (it contains new
> packages); the question is whether users care. :)

The other option is to have 5.0, 5.0.1, 5.0.2, 5.0.3, 5.1.0, where 5.1.0
is lenny+1/2.

That probably most accurately reflects what is really happening.

> Now that you make me think of it, I don't think they do, at all,
> especially not if lenny+1/2 only provides options beyond the
> standard stable-updates upgrades, no mandatory upgrades that go
> against those stable update rules.
> Comment added to http://doodle.ch/8zauai3nqges2ur8 . We can leave
> this discussion to another time, if there's anything to discuss.

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