From: Darren Cook (darren_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-12-06 18:15:26
>>1) What is currently the major version number appears to have lost all its
>> meaning. Why isn't it dropped, making the next release '34' instead of '1.34' ?
> I agree, the use of the "1." is questionable. However, we could reserve
> 2.x.y for a version of Boost that does not contain any workarounds for
> ancient, non-conforming compilers, or for a similar clean-cut scenario.
I've the same opinion. (The Apache project also used 1.xx for a very
long time; and when they did finally move to 2.xx it was very minor from
the typical user's point of view).