Scott Ritchie scott at
Tue Nov 8 17:05:01 CST 2005

On Tue, 2005-11-08 at 23:28 +0100, Thom Holwerda wrote:
> > Not that I enjoy opening a can of worms, but might I suggest that we
> > consider using a more intuitive version numbering system?
> >
> > One idea comes to mind, and from what I can see this is the least
> > different yet still intuitive approach we could do.  Simply keep the
> > major version number as the year, but instead give the minor version
> > number as the ordered release number for that year.  So, our first
> > release in 2006 would be 6.1, our second 6.2, and so forth.
> Why not use the same versioning scheme Ubuntu has now, just more  
> complete?
> 5.10 would be 2005.10

Because that doesn't really address the issue I brought up - the
confusion isn't over the major number, it's over the minor number.

Scott Ritchie

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