Current stable tag slip status

Chris Pressey cpressey at
Fri Mar 25 19:49:18 PST 2005

On Sat, 26 Mar 2005 10:05:23 +0800
Bill Hacker <wbh at xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Ed wrote:
> > I'd suggest to use lower release numbers.
> > [...]
> I'm sure to branded a heretic here, but the 'numbers game'
> is one of the less-attractive features of software.

I tend to agree, but I also think that - if we were to abandon the
traditional version numbering system - the alternative systems proposed
so far (here and on users@) are still more complicated than they have to
be.  Why not just use the date (YYYYMMDD)?  And add "RELEASE" on the end
to distinguish releases from snapshots.


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