[llvm-dev] [lldb-dev] [cfe-dev] What version comes after 3.9? (Was: [3.9 Release] Release plan and call for testers)
Chandler Carruth via llvm-dev
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Mon Jun 27 15:40:50 PDT 2016
On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 3:38 PM Hans Wennborg via lldb-dev <
lldb-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 3:29 PM, Chris Lattner <clattner at apple.com> wrote:
> > On Jun 27, 2016, at 8:26 AM, Hans Wennborg via llvm-dev <
> llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> >> That's what concerns me about going to the scheme Richard and Rafael
> >> suggested, of bumping the major version each time: we'd release 4.0,
> >> and would Tom's dot-release then be 4.1? That would be confusing to
> >> those who are used to our current scheme. Chris suggested going
> >> straight to 40 to avoid this, but that also seems a bit extreme.
> > Extreme how? What do you mean by “extreme"?
> Sorry, that might have been a poor choice of wording.
> I just meant that change seems to have a much greater magnitude than
> the other proposals. I realize that's sort of the point, to make the
> change clear to users, but instinctively it feels wrong -- like
> cheating by skipping 36 versions :-)
Eh, if we're switching to a completely unrelated versioning scheme, it
doesn't seem completely unreasonable.
We could also count how many time-based releases we have had and use that...
:: shrug ::
I think counting from 4 or counting from 40 are all fine ways to number
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