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From: Thomas Witt (witt_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-12-06 12:36:33

David Abrahams wrote:
> I'm all for dropping the leading 1.

Yes it is meaningless, but is it worth the effort? Personally I don't
think so, we have bigger fish to fry.

> I do think the 2nd number should be retained to reflect the branch.
> There's always a chance we'll release (1.)34.0 and later find we want
> to release (1.)33.2

Agreed, we do need a way to identify patch releases. There is a clear
distinction between the kind of changes allowed in a 1.X and a 1.X.Y
release. AFAICS if we make any changes at all the distinction will only
become clearer in the future.


Thomas Witt

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