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From Randy Terbush <ra...@zyzzyva.com>
Subject Re: 1.2b1 status
Date Mon, 25 Nov 1996 06:13:47 GMT
> On Sat, 23 Nov 1996, Randy Terbush wrote:
> 
> > > What will Sunaday's version be called ?. Does it matter ?   1.2b0 ?
> > 
> > 1.2b1
> > 
> > I figure that if it flies (as beta quality) we release it? No?
> 
> Yes, but what if it doesn't? Then what do we call the one we release?
> 1.2b2? That just confuses people. 1.2b1? That just confuses *us*. I
> imagine this as possibly a late alpha release, such as 1.2a1, or an
> early beta release, 1.2b0 (what we did for 1.0 - we didn't do
> something like this for 1.1, which is possibly why we had to release a
> 1.1.1 the next day - although we didn't have CVS, was to call it
> 1.0b0, then 1.0b0a, then 1.1b0b, and so forth).
> -- 
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> Alexei Kosut <akosut@nueva.pvt.k12.ca.us>      The Apache HTTP Server
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Why is that confusing? Seems more confusing to me to b0a b0f, ?
These are nothing more than "build" identifiers. If it doesn't
fly, we rev the number and try again. Its only real purpose is to
identify the source of a problem. The less confusing the better...




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