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From Rodent of Unusual Size <Ken.C...@Golux.Com>
Subject Re: versioning process
Date Tue, 05 Feb 2002 03:30:11 GMT
* On 2002-02-04 at 22:07,
  Roy T. Fielding <> excited the electrons to say:
> After the group spends enough time pounding on a release to call it GA,
> there is no reason why we cannot take the code and reversion it a 2.1.0
> and start treating that as the stable branch.  It may be a little
> confusing to the Linux folks, but we can always skip to 2.2.0 if that
> makes people happier.  Personally, I tend to think that even-numbered
> releases are less reliable than odd ones, because that has been my
> experience with the quality of commercial releases.

Yar.  Lotsa people say, "I never install an x.0 release; I always
wait at least for x.1".  Some manufacturers would make .even
release 'feature' releases, and .odd ones 'fix' releases.

> Of course, the real problem is that httpd developers these days just have
> it too easy.  When I was an RM, we had to get up at 4am and walk through
> snow in our underwear

And it was uphill both ways. :-)
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