Build Debate: Followup on Build Naming
morgan.collett at gmail.com
Tue Apr 8 14:19:54 EDT 2008
On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 7:59 PM, Mitch Bradley <wmb at laptop.org> wrote:
> 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.
That's a good point, considering that I've heard people talk about
"Ubuntu 7" or "7.1" when the version numbers are actually 7.04 and
People are familiar with the decimal system, but "seven point ten"
makes no sense to them.
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