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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.

Best wishes,

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