Next LibreOffice version will be 7.6
cmahte at gmail.com
Tue Apr 11 16:43:10 UTC 2023
The year/month scheme is much more honest about what's going on.
Possibly migrate the 'minor' version to a datecode and separate it from
the major revision number:
LibreOffice 7. 202404 release. (or 2404) and for bleeding edge
(2404.151515) where that's coded date--hh--mm, (there won't ever be a 2nd
release within a minute?) )
You could still list them as a single number 7.2404.151515... but that will
in the short term cause a bit of confusion about the sudden
drastic increase in revision number.
This way, the major version represents a major change that affects
compatibility, or huge interface swap, or another major app included in the
But the drum beat releases are "honest" and immediately convey what they
And honestly, I choose software on the date scheme over 'random' numbers.
It's easier to keep up with, and shows integrity and traceability and
foreplanning all at the same time.
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