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Re: Dropping the .0 on release numbers?

On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 04:22:43PM +0100, Matthew Johnson wrote:
> 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?

I'd suggest we paint the release orange.

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