mdoc DragonFly known version numbers
dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Tue Mar 7 09:52:08 PST 2006
:On 07-03-2006, Sascha Wildner <saw at xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
:> Well the problem with using releases is, what if I put in a feature now
:> and want to write the HISTORY section? Should I make up the version
:> number of the future release (my assumption could be wrong because Matt
:> might skip a minor release number, etc., so I'd have to change it again
:> when the number is official)?
:That's a point i didn't think of before: i tend to agree with you now.
:I just posted a modified patch to submit@ following the convention of
:2 digits for releases and 3 for development versions.
I tend to agree. Three digit versions are only useful for a short
period of time (like 6 months to a year). After that they become a
liability, adding confusion. So just sticking with 2 digit version
numbers is definitely the way to go.
<dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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