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    SubjectRe: [RFC] Kernel version numbering scheme change
    Greg KH wrote:
    >> I think it's both visually cumbersome and has the problem that it is harder
    >> to predict future releases. The first problem can be dealt with by simply
    >> subtracting 2000 from the year (Altera uses this scheme for their EDA
    >> tools, and I didn't realize it for quite a while because it looked so
    >> natural), but the second is still a problem.
    > What is the "problem" of predicting future releases? What relies on the
    > actual number being "correct" some random time in the future?

    We already have the 2.6.28-rc series; and we are already talking about
    2.6.29 features.

    We *really* don't want 2008.3-rc4 to be followed by 2009.1-rc5. That is
    the kind of stuff that make script makers want to strangle developers
    alive with their own intestines.


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