Re: From 2.4 to 2.6 to 2.7?

From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Thu Jul 17 2008 - 18:17:34 EST

Another point that came into my mind:

How many scripts and programs out there parse the kernel version number,
know about the 2.6 prefix, and might need an update if it changes?

Not a big deal if a change would indicate a big change like with the old
development model - but IMHO not worth it if there's no compelling
reason why we have to change the numbering at all.



"Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out
of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
Pearl S. Buck - Dragon Seed

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