Current stable tag slip status
Devon H. O'Dell
dodell at offmyserver.com
Sat Mar 26 02:01:08 PST 2005
On Sat, Mar 26, 2005 at 09:32:54AM +0000, Sarunas Vancevicius wrote:
> On 10:05, Sat 26 Mar 05, Bill Hacker wrote:
> > STABLE releases = DFSMMMYY
> > CURRENT releases = DFCMMMDDYY
> > EXPERIMENTAL or testing versions = DFXMMMDDYY.nn
> > Bill
> I think most people not familiar with this naming convention will
> get confused.
> E.G: a person who just read about DragonFly and wants to try it out.
> Goes to one of the mirrors, and is not sure which iso to download,
> and downloads the wrong one, say EXPERIMENTAL.
> Boots it and horrible things start to happen (say, gets a panic
> while booting). Now, this person, might stay away from DragonFly,
> and spread his unpleasant experience along the community he came
> So IMO its better to keep the naming as simple as possible.
> Just my 2 cents.
I agree. Spelling it out and using a couple more bytes for a
longer filename (or simply putting these in a subdirectory of
the same name) has my vote.
Or even just:
Which might be easier to read.
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