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Re: [linux-lvm] 0.9 next week?! Cool!

On Sat, Nov 11, 2000 at 12:11:51PM -0600, Chewie wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 11, 2000 at 01:13:48PM +0000, Heinz J. Mauelshagen wrote:
> > > How long will it take before 0.9 arrives?
> > I am planing for next monday :-)
> Woohoo!  Thankyou, Heinz, for your hard work!  


> I have a request for you.  *PLEASE* don't use odd version names like
> 0.9final, or Linus' faux paux with the "-test10-pre8" horror. ;-)
> Have you considered using a kernel-like versioning rule, where the
> minor (second) number is odd for development branch and even for the
> stable branch.  Yes, 0.7.131 may seem quite boring, but when 0.8 rolls
> around, we'll know it's the first of the stable versions.  Any 0.8.x
> versions would obviously be patch fixes to the stable version.  


Because there is already a lot of references out there to 0.9
0.9 I stay with it for now and will use 0.9.x for fixes.

Starting with 1.0 next year I'll switch to 1.0.x for stable and 1.1.x
for development.

> Regardless, have you been holding out with 0.9 for so long because
> you'd like it to be "stable" from its release point?

That's part of the truth.
There where some private reasons too.

> With that in
> mind, would you consider releasing 0.9 as 0.10?

See above.

> Again, thanks!

You're welcome!

> -- 
> Chad "^chewie, gunnarr" Walstrom <chewie wookimus net>
>              http://www.wookimus.net/


Heinz      -- The LVM guy --


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