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SubjectRe: Release Policy [was: Linux 2.4.16 ]
At 8:28 PM +0100 11/26/01, Flavio Stanchina wrote:
>On Monday 26 November 2001 20:06, Jonathan Lundell wrote:
>> >Agreed. I stick with the -rc naming convention for 2.4+...
>> A quibble: "release" seems an odd word to choose for a Linux kernel.
>> Since we're calling the target kernel "final", how about -fc1,
>> -fc2...?
>Sounds a bit too much like the f-word.
>"rc" is the universally recognized name for such things (heck, even
>Microsoft) so I'd stick with it.

So in a choice between sex, love and Microsoft, we choose Microsoft?

I'm more used to -fc, myself; in fact I was unfamiliar with -rc. But
if Microsoft uses -rc, by all means, let's follow suit. ;-)
/Jonathan Lundell.
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