bzr version numbers
David Timothy Strauss
david at fourkitchens.com
Mon Dec 1 19:31:37 GMT 2008
----- "John Arbash Meinel" <john at arbash-meinel.com> wrote:
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> David Timothy Strauss wrote:
> > Code names have had the unfortunate effect in Ubuntu of being more
> > used than the actual version numbers. Even as a long-time Ubuntu
> user, I
> > have a hard time keeping track of ordering when everything is
> "Hoary" versus
> > "Intrepid."
> > Granted, they have gone alphabetical post-Dapper, but that's not
> > obvious for new users, and Bazaar releases frequently enough that
> > alphabetical codenames would run out in under three years.
> You *could* go alphabetical, but allow it to not require only the
> letter to be different.
> For example:
> Then you get:
> All in the "A" section. With the downside that it is even harder to
> them in your head.
You may as well release Alligator.Zebra.Turtle (Patch Level "Rhesus Monkey").
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