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From Greg Stein <gst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Naming of trunk and feature branches
Date Wed, 29 Jun 2011 13:48:33 GMT
On Jun 29, 2011 9:40 AM, "Michael Stahl" <mst@openoffice.org> wrote:
>
> On 29.06.2011 15:03, Greg Stein wrote:
>>
>> Branches can be named whatever we'd like. My own preference would be
>> to call this: /branches/3.4.x
>>
>> The "OOO" is awfully redundant, and the last digit ("0") doesn't make
>> sense since we would be releasing patches from the branch such as
>> 3.4.1. The "3.4.x" naming is used by many products, and it has worked
>> out very well.
>
>
> it wouldn't be a surprise to me if the reason for the "OOO340" name would
be that it has to be exactly 3 letters followed by exactly 3 digits, or
otherwise some tooling breaks.
>
> for example, the 2.4.x CVS release branch was called OOH680 (what the heck
does that mean?)

Oh, dear. ... I don't even want to believe that tooling does this... oy.

>
> indeed, why not "3.4.x"
>
> --
> Q: How many Prolog programmers to change a lightbulb?
> A: no.

*THAT* is hilarious.

Cheers,
-g

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