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Month: November 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] trinity version

From: scrat <baho-utot@...>
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2011 17:31:35 -0500
On 11/15/2011 02:54 PM, Darrell Anderson wrote:
>>> ===========================
>>> Proposed announcement:
>>> The version number for the Trinity Desktop Environment
>> (TDE) will change
>>> with the next release, tentatively scheduled for May
>> 2012. The current
>>> version is 3.5.13 and the next version will be R14.
>> Under the current
>>> version scheme the next version would be 3.5.14. Using
>> R14 is a simple way
>>> of connecting to past version numbers yet start a new
>> version scheme.
>>> Bug fix and security releases will be noted in the new
>> version scheme by
>>> ... (somebody else complete this statement.)
>>> ===========================
>> Regarding the announcement, let's hold off until Dec.
>> 1st.  That will
>> allow me to finish the GIT migration and actually get the
>> new version
>> number into the code repository.
> Sounds good. No rush, plenty of time yet. Save the proposed announcment and edit to taste. :)
> Probably a good idea to have at least one other person besides you make a run at building packages from GIT using the new version number. Basic quality assurance. :)
> I don't think we agreed on versions for bug fixes and security patches.
> Proposal:
> I don't want to see the version number increment by one whole number every release --- like the joke that Mozilla uses for Firefox. People are likely to presume we are doing that simply to create big version numbers, which fools nobody and impresses nobody.
> For example, the next version in May 2012 will be R14.0. If there is a security patch or serious bug fix before the next official release, then use the alphabet to bump the version: R14.0a. If the next official release introduces nothing major with respect to development, then the next release thereafter would be R14.1.
> Darrell
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I like TDE YYYYMMDD then you know its vintage.

If you have a bug fix then the version number is simple