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Re: Version numbering

From: Gary V. Vaughan
Subject: Re: Version numbering
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2003 17:58:18 +0100
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Dalibor Topic wrote:
Scott James Remnant wrote:

On Tue, 2003-09-30 at 09:31, Bernd Jendrissek wrote:

On Tue, Sep 30, 2003 at 09:33:29AM +0200, Alexandre Duret-Lutz wrote:

etc.  Keeping odd version for development ensure people cannot
mis-sort versions with letters with others. It could also gives
some feeling of sense to accustomed to the odd/even version
numbering scheme of Linux.

Besides the Linux kernel, what *else* uses that odd/even numbering
scheme?  I have seen a couple, but I can't remember any now.

GLib, GTK+, Gimp and GNOME (as well as many to most GNOME apps) spring
immediately to mind.

Kaffe uses the odd/even numbering now too ;)

After the next cron web update, please read:

and give me your feedback...

The updated page has a version number table near the top.
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