[arch-dev-public] ISO Release naming scheme

Jason Chu jason at archlinux.org
Wed Sep 19 12:32:59 EDT 2007

On Wed, Sep 19, 2007 at 11:08:07AM -0500, Aaron Griffin wrote:
> Wow. This clearly got a little bike-sheddy here. I'm sure we all have
> much better things to do with our time than to read and discuss the
> ISO naming scheme.
> Here's the thing:
> a) YYYY.MM.X as a bug release just doesn't work for the reasons Damir
> pointed out - it looks like a day.
> Maybe I'm alone here, but if I can change one character and prevent
> all of us from answering this question over and over, I'm glad to do
> it. "Why is it 2007.12.3 when it's the 24th today?"
> b) -testing.1, -dev.4, etc... I think we're trying to overspec this.
> Here's a simple solution. If we want internal release, let's use the
> dot notation that Damir suggest, but why not simply start with rel 0?
> 2007.12-0.3 -> released as 2007.12-1
> 2007.12-3.7 -> released as 2007.12-4
> We _already_ use the dot notation unofficially for the exact same
> thing. Again, we're simply alleviating lots of confusion and
> explanation here.
> Let's just pick one and be done with this - Jason, Dale, JGC, what do
> you guys think?

+1 for a and b.

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