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Re: Request for a version/ revision/ release number for the whole cygwin release/ distribution
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-no-personal-reply-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 6 Oct 2004 11:09:54 -0400
- Subject: Re: Request for a version/ revision/ release number for the whole cygwin release/ distribution
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On Wed, Oct 06, 2004 at 02:47:15PM +0200, Reini Urban wrote:
>Karl M schrieb:
>>What about calling it B21? ":>
>As already discussed on cygwin-talk and as officially described on the
>webpage, "B" stood for Beta that times (up to 1998).
>We are already stable since a few years, though we use uneven version
>numbers, marking it as developer releases.
>So we could use "S1511" (stable 1.5.11)
>or "SS1511" (standalone stable 1.5.11)
> - I obviously watched a lot of world war movies.
>Go with the Redhat scheme and use "Cygwin 1.6.0".
Please don't do this. Red Hat is using the even numbers. I don't know
if there is already a 1.6.0 or not but there's certainly no reason to
irritate the organization which is providing the network bandwidth for
the cygwin release.
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