Re: Dropping the .0 on release numbers?
On Wed, 15 Sep 2010 17:12:15 +0200, Mehdi Dogguy wrote:
> On 15/09/2010 16:27, Michael Gilbert wrote:
> > I was thinking about this overnight, and I think dropping .0 does
> > actually make a lot of sense for marketing/publicity purposes. A
> > release announcement along the lines of "The Debian project is proud
> > to announce the release of version 6 of the Debian operating system"
> > seems a bit cleaner/professional than the same statement with 6.0
> > instead of 6.
> You forgot the argument about “stability”, which is as pertinent as
> “professional” and “clean”, imho.
Yes, of course any discussion on this matter is subjective. This is
simply my opinion, which I understand carries absolutely no weight since
I have no authority. As a release manager, feel free to make your
decision with or without taking my, and other, opinions into account.