Re: Three Point Zero - Idea Mockups
- From: Jeff Waugh <jdub perkypants org>
- To: desktop-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Three Point Zero - Idea Mockups
- Date: Fri, 27 May 2005 02:41:01 +1000
<quote who="Mike Hearn">
> On Thu, 26 May 2005 09:21:32 -0700, Sriram Ramkrishna wrote:
> > think the reason we don't do name versioning because most of the
> > productization is done downstream (or upstream, I can never tell) and it
> > makes packaging difficult especially if you want to do point releases,
> > bug releases etc etc.
> Sure, the version number wouldn't disappear so much as be de-emphasised.
> The version number of Windows XP is 5.1 - did you know that? If not you're
> in good company. It's only an interesting fact for people writing
> installers. For users it's "XP" or "XP Service Pack 2".
> Look at the front page of gnome.org - the current version number features
> prominently. Now look at apple.com, do you see a version anywhere? No. It
> exists but Apple hide it.
I have been thinking similar thoughts. It's not exactly high on the agenda
of "shit we need to fix", but it might be a cute little marketingish change.
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