[Mageia-dev] [Mageia-sysadm] [496] update version in Makefile

Thomas Backlund tmb at iki.fi
Thu Feb 10 23:55:03 CET 2011

Blinov Vyacheslav skrev 11.2.2011 00:49:
> В сообщении от Пятница 11 февраля 2011 01:28:47 автор nicolas vigier написал:
>> On Fri, 11 Feb 2011, Blinov Vyacheslav wrote:
>>> For a people who are not familiar with disto year/month model is more
>>> usefull, cause its easier to understand how recent is this version,
>>> rather then "version 4" that does not talks. If you haven't heard about
>>> Alt Linux than what can you say about Alt 5? How much time passed since
>>> it was released?
>> And you need to be able to see this information from the release number ?
> As 4 me, I don't see any difference.
> I just thought about newcomers.
> Both naming models have they own benefits to be good, so it just a matter of
> taste, and my taste tolds me numbering looks nicer  while version number is
> not about 20.

Well, the downside of using a year as a release number, is that after a 
year, people will think that the release is old... even if its still 


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