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From "Bill Stoddard" <b...@wstoddard.com>
Subject Re: Version numbering
Date Fri, 01 Feb 2002 01:49:52 GMT

> On Thu, Jan 31, 2002 at 08:33:55PM -0500, Bill Stoddard wrote:
> > 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)
>
> I also don't have an issue with numbering (someone decided to start a
> 2.0.1 for the "apache 2.0 release" before I showed up), but I have a
> small comment.
>
> Perhaps we continue making betas and alphas until we finally get a gold.
> As soon as we get a gold, there are no more betas or alphas released
> under that major.minor number. We continue in the same fashion, but
> if we get a tag we don't like, we don't release it at all (this is
> my interpretation of 1.3 currently).
>
> Then, a certain undermined amount of time after we release our first
> major.minor release (in this case, 2.0.x), we branch to the development
> tree and start the cycle over.

Exactly.

Bill



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