Build Debate: Followup on Build Naming

Mitch Bradley wmb at laptop.org
Tue Apr 8 13:59:02 EDT 2008


Perhaps it would be better to use a letter instead of a number for the 
generation code (major release).  When confronted with a string of 
several numbers, the human mind tends to blank out.  For some reason, 
letter - number - number is easier to remember and say than number - 
number - number .  For definiteness, use US ASCII upper case.  
Hopefully, the generation number will change only infrequently.



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