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From "Bill Stoddard" <b...@wstoddard.com>
Subject Re: Version numbering
Date Fri, 01 Feb 2002 01:33:55 GMT

> On Thu, Jan 31, 2002 at 03:53:29PM -0500, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
> > When we *do* go GA, are we planning on keeping this numbering?
> > I think it'll confuse and dismay the public..
>
> AIUI, I think we will be keeping this numbering.  I don't think
> it'll confuse the public because when we release/announce a
> version, it'll contain a qualifier - i.e. alpha/beta/GA.  So,
> we could have:
>
> 2.0.31 Beta
> 2.0.32 GA
> 2.0.33 Alpha
> 2.0.34 GA
> 2.0.35 Beta
>
> Each version is independently judged as to its worthiness.
>
> I could be misinterpreting how we're intending to do this though.
> Thoughts?  -- justin
>
I don't have an issue with the numbering, but bouncing 2.0.* to GA to alpha and back again
will be confusing as hell to a lot of people, especially to folks who develop and sell
specialized Apache modules (RSA ClearTrust, Netegrity Siteminder, Vignette, etc)

Bill


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