minutes of ESC call ...

Michael Stahl mstahl at redhat.com
Fri May 9 07:09:55 PDT 2014

On 09/05/14 16:01, Italo Vignoli wrote:
> On 08/05/14 17:29, Michael Meeks wrote:
>> * Should we simplify version numbering? (Kendy)
>>     + So far major.minor.micro, but due to our release plan, all our versions
>>       are continuous improvements - does it make sense to still keep 'major'?
>>         [ ie. should we do 4.3.0 -> 5.0, 4.4.3 -> 6.3, etc.? ]
> Marketing wise, this should be carefully prepared, as otherwise it would
> become a real problem for users (and also for journalists). They have
> just become accustomed to this release numbering and to the fast pace of
> time based releases, and the risk is that they would not understand why
> we are changing.

well the main question discussed was whether there were any technical
reasons to avoid changing the versioning, whether it's actually
_desirable_ to do it is purely a marketing decision.

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