[Grok-dev] Re: grok 0.9.1 release tomorrow
wichert at wiggy.net
Mon Aug 20 17:15:28 EDT 2007
Previously Martijn Faassen wrote:
> On 8/20/07, Brandon Craig Rhodes <brandon at rhodesmill.org> wrote:
> > "Martijn Faassen" <faassen at startifact.com> writes:
> > >> Ugh, 0.9.1.1... This smells like Silva. Then again, maybe not too
> > >> surprising that it's coming from you :).
> > >
> > > Oh, I recognize that too, and I don't like us going this way.
> > Given that the "." in version numbers is a number separator, not a
> > decimal point, we could just move to 0.10, 0.11, 0.12, and so forth,
> > with 0.10.1 and 0.10.2 being bugfix releases if necessary. Most tools
> > I know of will correctly sort "0.10" as being after "0.9", otherwise
> > they would not be able to correctly handle "1.10" being after "1.9".
> You're right! What do people think about doing this? We'll likely be
> switching to 1.0 before we reach 0.12, and hopefully earlier. :)
Version numbers are just a list of dot-seperated items. As long
as we don't start doing things like gdb used to with version numbers
such as 4.17.19981224-3.m68k.objc.threads.hwwp.fpu.gnat :)
Wichert Akkerman <wichert at wiggy.net> It is simple to make things.
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