Xorg version number change
elylevy-xserver at cs.huji.ac.il
Sat Oct 9 13:00:37 PDT 2004
I think 6.9.0 should happen only if something major happen
and that 7.0.0 should be left for the modular tree which is a major change
I do think we should start the 7.0.0 branch and stick all the really
experimental stuff like moving to xcb and the sort.
just my 2 israel shekel,
On Sat, 9 Oct 2004, Roland Mainz wrote:
> Kristian Høgsberg wrote:
> > This change doesn't look right. The 6.8.1 release is on the
> > XORG-6_8-branch, and that's where 6.8.2 will come from. HEAD is going
> > to be 6.9.0 or 7.0 or whatever gets decided.
> ^^^^^ ^^^
> Please NO. Please simply stop this version number inflation. Even for
> the last release it wasn't really justified to bump the version number
> to 6.8 where 6.7.1 was sufficient (AFAIK the only argument was the
> introduction of the "Composite", "DAMAGE" etc. extensions).
> IMO the next major release should be named X11R6.8.2 unless something
> really really big changes (and if I recall it correctly X11R7 is
> reserved for the autotooled tree right now).
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