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From Avik Sengupta <a...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Versioning
Date Mon, 04 Aug 2003 14:25:38 GMT
The current scheme is far from clear. I personally find the linux kernel
scheme pretty good. 

On Mon, 2003-08-04 at 19:48, Andrew C. Oliver wrote:
> The last time I brought this up I don't think we ever concluded or reached
> anything resembling consensus.  Our present version numbering system is from
> the old days of sourceforge.  And moreover dealt partly with a limitation I
> don't think sf has anymore.
> Do we want to revise our versioning scheme?  I kind of feel like a linux
> kernel style versioning scheme might work for us (even = prod versus odd =
> dev).  Still I don't really care as long as its clear (I don't really know
> that the current system is clear).  We could also use the HTTPD/Tomcat
> scheme where we just count up from the 3.0 and mark one "release" and the
> others "dev" etc.  If we're going to change it we need to decide now as I
> expect we'll start having 3.0-dev releases this month.
> We need a new project plan for 3.0.  I'm going to start one on the wiki.  My
> contribution will say:
> * Integrate POIFS2.
> * performance improvements from performance branch.
> * integrate new reactor based record factory.
> I want to keep the scope tighter this time as I think we all agree 2.0 has
> taken way too long and we still didn't even meet all of the original
> objectives.
> -Andy
Avik Sengupta <avik@apache.org>

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