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SubjectRe: [RFC] Kernel version numbering scheme change
el es wrote:
>
> the scheme to be s.yy.ww.tt, that is :
>
> s - series, as it is now (freedom to Linus to declare a whole 'new generation'
>
> ;) if he wanted )
>
> yy - two (in a hundred years, three) digits of the year
>
> Now the interesting part begins which is
>
> ww - the number of the week of the release. This will be between 1 and 52 (53)
>
> tt - the number of the week of stable release. As above.
>
> It is:
> - most similar to the scheme used so far,
> - informative : the ww and tt numbers are the week numbers of when the actual
>
> release HAPPENED, not when it is predicted.
>

Which really sucks for dealing with future releases.

-hpa


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