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From "Darrell DeBoer" <li...@bigdaz.com>
Subject Re: Version numbers...
Date Fri, 11 Jan 2002 22:20:07 GMT
+1

----- Original Message -----
From: "Danny Angus" <danny@thought.co.uk>
To: "James Developers List" <james-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Saturday, January 12, 2002 2:57 AM
Subject: RE: Version numbers...


> Should we vote on this?
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Danny Angus [mailto:danny@thought.co.uk]
> > Sent: Thursday, January 10, 2002 11:50 AM
> > To: James Developers List
> > Subject: Version numbers...
> >
> >
> > I'd like to propose that we use a version number system like that used
by
> > bugzilla, namely that the head of CVS have an even minor number and
> > milestone releases have the opposite, in addition "nightly" releases
would
> > have the same version number as the current CVS.
> >
> > Thus CVS is currently 2.0a2, when we make a milestone release it would
be
> > released as 2.0a3 and CVS would advance to 2.0a4, that way there
> > would be no
> > confusion between bugs reported against released versions and
> > bugs reported
> > against nightly builds/cvs.
> >
> > this is the explanation from bugzilla..
> >
> > "We only place tarballs of even-numbered minor versions on the FTP
server.
> > The installed version on bugzilla.mozilla.org (and the most recent CVS
> > version, which is a slightly newer version than the installed version)
> > always have an odd-numbered minor version. If you want to get exactly
the
> > code that mozilla.org is running, you're out of luck (they make internal
> > patches just like everyone else), but you can get pretty close by
> > using CVS,
> > and the minor version number will be odd. If you want a more
> > stable release,
> > you can use a tarball, and the minor version number will be even. "
> >
> > d.
> >
> >
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