Re: From 2.4 to 2.6 to 2.7?
From: Peter T. Breuer
Date: Fri Jul 18 2008 - 04:23:46 EST
In article <20080717224041.GM31126@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> Lennart wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 11:05:07PM +0100, Alastair Stevens wrote:
>> 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?
Nothing. Drop both.
2.6.28 -> 2.8.0
could be a useful switch point.
> It does nothing for Linus's dislike of large numbers either.
The above does.
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