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From André Warnier ...@ice-sa.com>
Subject Re: Tomcat Version Numbers
Date Fri, 20 Aug 2010 17:50:42 GMT
Len Popp wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 12:26, Christopher Schultz
> <chris@christopherschultz.net> wrote:
>> It's not that I
>> don't get it... it's that I have a deep-seated need for the release
>> version to be called 7.0.0 for some reason.
> 
> Call me cynical, but I naturally assume that a major new version will
> have more bugs (no matter how much beta testing was done), and I feel
> much safer installing a x.0.1 release. So I find the Tomcat numbering
> system more reassuring. :-)
> --

And if the Tomcat developers had an ounce of marketing sense, they would release the very

first version with a number no lower than 7.0.62 or so, to make people see (think?) that 
it has already been extensively tested and patched.
One can really see that this is Open Source Software, here.
;-)

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