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SubjectRe: The naming wars continue...

>Should it be "-rc1"? Or "-pre1" to show it's not really considered release
>quality yet? Or should I make like a rocket scientist, and count _down_
>instead of up? Should I make names based on which day of the week the
>release happened? Questions, questions..
>
>And the fact is, I can't see the point. I'll just call it all "-rcX",
>because I (very obviously) have no clue where the cut-over-point from
>"pre" to "rc" is, or (even more painfully obviously) where it will become
>the final next release.

It's not only Linux which has this problem. For some of my own regularly
updated "projects" (i.e. a collection of scripts) I use an always increasing
number, preferably date, and do not care at all about -pre, -post, -beta, -rc,
-etc.

"2.6.10-27" (read: try #27)... sound funny.



Jan Engelhardt
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Gesellschaft für Wissenschaftliche Datenverarbeitung
Am Fassberg, 37077 Göttingen, www.gwdg.de
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