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Re: Future of Yum



On Mon, 2007-07-30 at 10:31 -0400, Horst H. von Brand wrote:
> seth vidal <skvidal linux duke edu> wrote:
> > On Mon, 2007-07-30 at 14:52 +0200, Florian Festi wrote:
> > > Hi!
> > > 
> > > The next generation of yum can be found at http://www.yum4.org
> > > And for those who want the future right now: http://www.yum5.org.
> > > 
> > > If you think the content is too boring try using whois.
> > > 
> > 
> > Florian,
> >  That is hilarious. Thanks for pointing that out.
> > 
> > I was thinking from here on out we should just do squares for version
> > number increases:
> > 
> > yum 3 -> yum 9 -> yum 81 -> yum 6561 -> yum 43046721 -> yum
> > 1853020188851841
> 
> Why not using the (La)TeX idea of an irrational number, adding a digit
> each round? sqrt(11) = 3.316624... would do. So the next one would be
> 3.3, then 3.31, 3.316, ...
> 
> [Sadly, the "nice" numbers \pi, e, \phi are too small now...]

Use resonant frequencies of your favorite isotopes - you get the benefit
of higher version numbers and multiple choices for each release :P

Yeah, I'm just being silly, catching up on old email.

Jon.



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