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    SubjectRe: Release Policy [was: Linux 2.4.16 ]
    >>>>> "MT" == Marcelo Tosatti <> writes:

    MT> On Mon, 26 Nov 2001, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
    >> Consistency is a Very Good Thing[TM] (says the one who tries to teach
    >> scripts to understand the naming.) The advantage with the -rc naming is
    >> that it avoids the -pre5, -pre6, -pre-final, -pre-final-really,
    >> -pre-final-really-i-mean-it-this-time phenomenon when the release
    >> candidate wasn't quite worthy, you just go -rc1, -rc2, -rc3. There is no
    >> shame in needing more than one release candidate.

    MT> Agreed. I stick with the -rc naming convention for 2.4+...

    (This is a request to maintainers of three stable trees).

    While we are on the topic, could you also coordinate to keep the
    EXTRAVERSION strings consistent? 2.4.X-preN uses "-preN" but
    2.2.X-preN uses "preN" without leading "-".
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