Re: (Short?) merge window reminder

From: Phil Turmel
Date: Mon May 23 2011 - 19:54:17 EST

Hi Linus,

On 05/23/2011 04:33 PM, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 12:20 PM, Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I really hope there's also a voice that tells you to wait until .42 before
>> cutting 3.0.0! :-)
> So I'm toying with 3.0 (and in that case, it really would be "3.0",
> not "3.0.0" - the stable team would get the third digit rather than
> the fourth one.

A few months ago, I briefly considered suggesting that the demise of the BKL
would be a suitable milestone for the numbering shakeup.

But I am a mere mortal lurker, and I remember past flame-fests this topic
spawned. So I chickened out.

As a small-scale linux evangelist, I would sure like to skip the explanation
of the version numbers.

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