Re: Dropping the .0 on release numbers?
On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 09:23:27PM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 10:05:57PM +0200, Simon Paillard wrote:
> >On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 12:25:25PM -0500, Gunnar Wolf wrote:
> >> We have carried a major.minor scheme as a release numbering scheme
> >> since the Early Days,
> >> So, for the past years we have had x.0.y with growing `y' for point
> >> releases, and skiping to (x+1).0.0. And the zero in the middle carries
> >> no meaning anymore.
> >On a related note, if we want dots, sub versions to be meaninful, using
> >them in the ISO name scheme as well may help.
> >Many people downloaded Debian 505 recently.
> >See #506489.
> That's not the bug you're thinking of, surely?
> But yes, I agree - I'm happy to rename the CDs to include the dots in
> the version number. AFAIK the only reason not to do that previously
> was a scare story about broken filename handling in old versions of
> Windows. Not something I care about any more...
> Code change is in debian-cd svn as of ~2 minutes ago...