[arch-dev-public] ISO Release naming scheme
Jan de Groot
jan at jgc.homeip.net
Thu Sep 20 02:19:21 EDT 2007
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> Van: arch-dev-public-bounces at archlinux.org [mailto:arch-dev-public-
> bounces at archlinux.org] Namens Simo Leone
> Verzonden: donderdag 20 september 2007 3:55
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> Onderwerp: Re: [arch-dev-public] ISO Release naming scheme
> On Wed, Sep 19, 2007 at 03:51:10PM -0400, Paul Mattal wrote:
> > Jeff 'codemac' Mickey wrote:
> > > * On Wednesday, September 19 2007, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
> > >
> > >> Or we could just use the unix time stamp: Arch-1190222877.iso.
> This way we
> > >> could release up to 60 isos per minute without naming conflicts.
> > >
> > > I don't know if it's silly, but I actually don't mind this at all.
> > > almost our entire user base will be confused by poorly written
> > > releases done on some random site. "ZOMG ArchLinux version
> 1190222877 has
> > > been released!", "ArchLinux Hard at Work with it's Billionth
> > > It'll appear like we've been doing a lot of work between releases
> as well.
> > While we're painting that bikeshed, I guess we may as well give it
> > another coat.
> That's a great idea! Let's start codenaming our releases colors instead
> of numbers! I mean, it'll cut down on confusion a lot. We'll never run
> out of colors for one, so we still have pretty much unlimited release
> flexibility. Also, the majority of colors don't have apostrophes in
> them, so we won't have issues with that either!
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