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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: Releasing 1.3.7
Date Sat, 05 Jun 1999 11:52:25 GMT
Ben Hyde wrote:
> I liked skipping the numbers, gives the story a little personality.
> I'm not embaressed about skipping numbers.  Being forced into skipping
> a number is painful procedurally only because we have to redo a mess
> of work and pull the testing fire alarm again.
> I've no problem with having the log say "27.7.3 wasn't released.  It
> blew up on the loading dock." gives a human quality to the change log
> that is sorely lacking in most comercial product change logs.
> I will refrain from saying more about this since my affection
> for the current practice is entirely based on how I like the
> color it gives to the narative and nothing more.

I also have no personal problems with missed numbers... I still
think that Ken was perfectly in his right, however, to suggest
a way to prevent them.

   Jim Jagielski   |||   |||
            "That's no ordinary rabbit... that's the most foul,
            cruel and bad-tempered rodent you ever laid eyes on"

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