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SubjectRe: The naming wars continue...
On 10/23/2004 07:05 AM, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> Ok,
> Linux-2.6.10-rc1 is out there for your pleasure.
> I thought long and hard about the name of this release (*), since one of
> the main complaints about 2.6.9 was the apparently release naming scheme.
> 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..

Do the -rcs first, let them contain everything that should go into the
next release.
And when you feel that you have released enough -rcs(Uh, whenever that
is...) release the -pres.
They should only contain critical bugfixes before the final release.

Mvh / Best regards
Espen Fjellvær Olsen
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