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Re: No calc in pretest?

From: Jon Cast
Subject: Re: No calc in pretest?
Date: Tue, 02 Jul 2002 16:22:10 -0500

address@hidden (Kim F. Storm) wrote:
> Jon Cast <address@hidden> writes:
> > We could also call the development snapshots 21.4.50, 21.4.51,
> > etc.  Even better would be 21.4.50.yyyymmdd, IMO (also, yyyymmdd
> > makes it abundantly clear it's a snapshot, even to people who
> > don't understand the Linux numbering scheme.)

> I like this idea!

> But I think we should number snapshots -- including pretests -- as

>         21.5.0.yyyymmdd

> Then the major and minor number for the pretest and snapshots
> would be the same as for the actual release.

> The current scheme suffers from the problem that the minor
> number is off by one...

Again, I'm a strong believer in lexicographic ordering.
21.5.0.yyyymmdd sorts higher than 21.5.0, so it should be a later

> --
> Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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