MadMan2k madman2k at
Wed Nov 9 07:57:06 CST 2005

Scott Ritchie wrote:
> 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.
from all Distribution versioning options I like this most - Gentoo uses 
it as well.
2006.1, 2006.2 ...

You are not bound to the months any more; if you want to wait for 
something for a week and end up in may
you wan´t obscure anyone by a ubuntu 6.05.

Also I think the release month information, which is included in the 
current versioning is completley useless - the seperated
integer issue is not that bad, since ati being a big graphics vendor 
follows the same naming sheme.


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