Brave new (1.0) world.

Geoffrey Broadwell geoff at
Fri Feb 20 19:17:51 UTC 2009

On Fri, 2009-02-20 at 11:02 -0800, Allison Randal wrote:
> Be careful of reading too much meaning into version numbers. On the 
> whole, the X.0 and X.5 are signals to outside packagers "we're ready for 
> you to package a new version" and to users not tracking monthly core 
> development "this would be a good point to upgrade".
> It's 4 months for 1.5, and 6 months through 3.5. At that point we might 
> decide to increment the major version less frequently, to reflect the 
> pace of core development (I expect more activity in language development 
> than core development at that point). But, that's a decision to be made 
> at the Parrot developer summit in the spring of 2011.

Several of us have argued against X.5, preferring just X.0 incremented
twice as fast.  But you still seem resistant to this change.  Why?


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