[TYPO3-english] TYPO3 6.0 at the corner? How is it possible
michael.stucki at typo3.org
Mon Mar 5 23:26:03 CET 2012
> What i do really hate on that discussion is the fact, of leaving a
> number out. Why not changing to Ubuntu style of release numbers, this
> would be a very clear step, without confusion:
> e.g. Release 12.04
> BugFix Release 12.04.1
It may look like the decision was made up at T3BOARD in the mountains -
but it was certainly not. We thought about lots of different
alternatives (also the one above) but we chose this one out of many.
I don't quite get why you and a few others have such a big problem with
that version number being left out.
I've seen the example of Apple MacOS at least once (by Mathias) in this
thread. Now have a look at Wikipedia and see how Apple skipped 3.2
before releasing 3.3: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Software_versioning
There are quite some other nice examples of products mentioned on this
page, I recommend reading it.
My conclusion is that it will be a lot easier for all of us to accept
that a version is skipped rather than explaining an interested customer
the Ubuntu naming scheme, or why TYPO3 5.0 is something different than
what we talked about for the last five years...
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