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    SubjectRe: [RFC] Kernel version numbering scheme change
    On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 05:25:09PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
    > Benefits of this is it more accuratly represents to people just how old
    > the kernel they are currently running is (2.6.9 would be have been
    > 2004.9.0 on this naming scheme.)

    That would be a nice advantage, especially in embedded land where
    industry people frequently use ancient kernels. OTOH, those people also
    still use Windows 2000 without realizing what the "2000" implies.


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