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SubjectRe: The naming wars continue...
Espen Fjellvær Olsen wrote:
> On 10/23/2004 07:05 AM, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>> 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.

Well, several of us think that -pre's should come before the
-rc's and not after them.

It appears that we should concentrate on the
NAME=Zonked Quokka
part of Makefile for our sanity.

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