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From "Nathan Beyer" <ndbe...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [general] proposal : starting a release train
Date Fri, 09 Mar 2007 04:30:15 GMT
On 3/8/07, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir@pobox.com> wrote:
>
> On Mar 8, 2007, at 9:06 PM, Nathan Beyer wrote:
>
> > Of all the suggested version, I'd vote for - Apache Harmony Java SE
> > 5 M1.
> >
> > If we have to worry about the name we could replace Java SE with "JSE"
> > or "java se".
> >
> > After the full release, we'll have to do something like "update 1" or
> > whatever, so the run would look something like this, I guess.
> >
> > Apache Harmony Java SE 5 M1
> > Apache Harmony Java SE 5 M2
> > Apache Harmony Java SE 5 M3
> > ...
> > Apache Harmony Java SE 5 R1 (official release)
>
> Have you ever seen that before anywhere else?

What do you mean? Other than your suggestion above, no.
>
> > ...
> > Apache Harmony Java SE 5 R2 (update/fix)
> > Apache Harmony Java SE 5 R3 (update/fix)
> >
> > I'd also be cool with using 'alpha 1' and 'beta 1' instead of Mx.
>
> I think of alpha and beta  as "getting close" and we aren't there yet.
>
> How about   "pre 1"  "pre 2"  "pre 3"  so it's clear we aren't 1.0
> yet, and then we don't have confusion later when we decide on a real
> version naming scheme.  I don't think we need to solve it all now.
>
> I just want to get us going w/ the release train
> g
> eir

I agree. If we want to get away from this completely, just use a date
stamp (e.g. 20070307) and be done with it.

-Nathan
>
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