[kde-promo] Plasma Next Naming - Take 2
mgraesslin at kde.org
Sat Feb 1 18:07:50 UTC 2014
On Saturday 01 February 2014 15:19:57 Michael Jansen wrote:
> On Tuesday 28 January 2014 12:06:27 Martin Gräßlin wrote:
> > On Tuesday 28 January 2014 11:50:34 Martin Klapetek wrote:
> > > On Tue, Jan 28, 2014 at 9:39 AM, Martin Gräßlin <mgraesslin at kde.org>
> > > > What we should consider when using such a numbering scheme is that it
> > > > also
> > > > works with beta releases of Plasma Next. If we kind of stick to what
> > > > we
> > > > use
> > > > today it could be.
> > > > 2014.06-90 for the beta release of Plasma Next with the last stable
> > > > release
> > > > having been in June 2014.
> > >
> > > How about simply adding "beta1"? Eg. "2014.06-beta1" or "2014.06.rc1"
> > >
> > > Plain and simple.
> > Is it? It makes everything more difficult as it's alpha-numeric instead of
> > just numeric and with such a scheme I would assume that it is the beta for
> > June 2014 release. Thus the release 2014.06 would have a smaller version
> > number than the beta release.
> > 2014.06 < 2014.06-rc3
> > 2014.06-0 < 2014.06-rc3
> > 2014.06-final < 2014.06-rc3
> > etc.
> > And as already discussed using the date of the final release in
> > pre-releases is dangerous.
> Whatever you guys decide to use. It would be nice if it would be compatible
> This is the only attempt to standardize versions i know of. And remember. I
> said NICE.
I'm not sure whether that applies to us as we don't provide API (all API we
provide is in frameworks (or should be in frameworks) and thus is properly
versioned as 5.x.y). Also I expect that we will continue to version our .so in
the frameworks way.
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