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Re: Dropping the .0 on release numbers?

On Tue Sep 14 12:25, Gunnar Wolf wrote:
> We have carried a major.minor scheme as a release numbering scheme
> since the Early Days, but it has lost relevance basically since Sarge
> (3.1 - But by the time it was finally released, some discussion was
> made whether Sarge should be 4.0 as the difference from Woody was
> already too large, to which the release team IIRC answered "it would
> be right but it's too late"). Since Etch released (2007), we have
> always used x.0. 
> There was the suggestion of using 4.5 for Etch and a Half, but it was
> not implemented, even though Etch and a Half was eventually released
> [1]. And I might be living under a rock, but I never heard about Lenny
> and a Half.
Perhaps (as is being discussed on IRC at the moment), we could use in 6.x.y the
y for point releases and the x for things like 'and a half' release that add
more functionality?


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