Re: Gnome 2 infinity and beyond [was Re: Tango and 2.16]

<quote who="Elijah Newren">

> On 4/20/06, Jeff Waugh <jdub perkypants org> wrote:
> > It introduces a problem with the odd minor number semantics, but that
> > might be solvable [1].
> I was thinking ftp servers still said 2.16.x, 2.17.x, etc., it's just that
> all public correspondence about it and even mailing list messages and such
> would all it "16", "17" and so on.  Thus, there is no real change.  "Gnome
> 16" -> stable.  "Gnome 17" -> unstable.

Right, but public correspondence about "GNOME 17 [1] (please don't get too
excited it's a development release)" is going to be more confusing than the
current fairly well-understood Linux-kernel style numbering.

- Jeff

[1] I'm going to beat up on you until you start writing 'GNOME' correctly!

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