Re: From 2.4 to 2.6 to 2.7?
From: Lennart Sorensen
Date: Thu Jul 17 2008 - 18:40:57 EST
On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 11:05:07PM +0100, Alastair Stevens wrote:
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> Forgive me if I missed it, but I've not seen any suggestions along the lines
> of this: how about just dropping the now-meaningless '.6' from the version
> string and retaining the rest. In other words:
> That way you continue the series in a meaningful way, whilst reverting to a
> neater 3-level numbering scheme again. Perhaps you could make 2.[6.]30 the
> switchover point....
So what makes the 6 meaningless and the 2 meaningful and worth keeping?
It does nothing for Linus's dislike of large numbers either.
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