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    SubjectRe: (Short?) merge window reminder

    * Linus Torvalds <> wrote:

    > On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 12:20 PM, Ingo Molnar <> wrote:
    > >
    > > I really hope there's also a voice that tells you to wait until .42 before
    > > cutting 3.0.0! :-)
    > So I'm toying with 3.0 (and in that case, it really would be "3.0",
    > not "3.0.0" - the stable team would get the third digit rather than
    > the fourth one.
    > But no, it wouldn't be for 42. Despite THHGTTG, I think "40" is a
    > fairly nice round number.

    Also, in all fairness, we should probably display a certain amount of humility:
    while Linux has certainly reached milestones such as world domination (as far
    as large and small computers are concerned), so calling it 3.0 is a fair deal,
    we probably have to wait for version 42.0 before we can consider the Linux
    kernel to be the ultimate answer to life, universe and everything.



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