[Release-testers] [lldb-dev] [Openmp-dev] [4.0 Release] Schedule and call for testers
Michał Górny via Release-testers
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Mon Dec 5 15:32:38 PST 2016
On Mon, 5 Dec 2016 12:07:25 -0800
Hans Wennborg via lldb-dev <lldb-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 5, 2016 at 12:02 PM, Renato Golin <renato.golin at linaro.org> wrote:
> > On 5 December 2016 at 19:56, Hans Wennborg <hans at chromium.org> wrote:
> >> I'd like to avoid 4.1 because of the potential for confusion about
> >> whether it's a major release (as it would have been under the old
> >> scheme) or a patch release.
> > But if the versioning scheme is different, users will have to
> > understand what it means anyway.
> > Until now we had a weird and very unique logic, and we're moving to a
> > more sensible logic, because it's similar to what some other projects
> > are doing.
> > I can see as much confusion from 4.0.1 -> 5.0.0 than by having a 4.1
> > that used to be weird before.
> > After a few releases everything will be clear anyway... I really don't
> > want to make the foreseeable future weird again to avoid a potential
> > misunderstanding for one or two releases.
> > Let's just be brutally clear in all release communications and
> > hopefully people will understand.
> >> The alternative would be:
> >> 3.9.0
> >> 3.9.1
> >> 4.0.0
> >> 4.1.0 <-- Can't tell from the version number what kind of release this is.
> > No, that has a redundant zero, too.
> > The alternative is:
> > 3.9.0
> > 3.9.1
> > 4.0
> > 4.1
> > 5.0
> > 5.1
> I'm worried that users will, with some reason, think that the 4.1 and
> 5.1 releases are the same kind as 2.1 and 3.1 :-/
Just do 4a, 4b, 4c ;-). Everyone will be as confused as possible ;-).
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