Build Debate: Followup on Build Naming

Andres Salomon dilinger at
Mon Apr 7 20:57:56 EDT 2008

On Mon, 7 Apr 2008 20:37:15 -0400
Michael Stone <michael at> wrote:

> cjb, cscott, and I just chatted about build names. We have absolutely no
> problem announcing official-703 (when candidate-703 becomes official)
> under whatever name seems good but we have no consensus about what that
> name should be. cscott proposes '8.1' on the basis that it will be our
> first 2008 release. mstone thought we should bake a month into the name
> (perhaps 2008.04 or April-2008). Scott strongly preferred to avoid

Baking it?  I propose "Apple Pie".  Next one, Blueberry.


> baking a month designator into the name because, as best I understand,
> he thinks we cannot afford to ship another release until we've made
> 'enough' improvement in at least one of our (approximately) four
> networking scenarios. 
> Please correct and debate,
> Michael
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