[kde-promo] The name of Applications 4.14 + 1 - how about splitting into 4-part and 5-part

Albert Astals Cid aacid at kde.org
Sun Jul 20 19:26:46 UTC 2014

El Diumenge, 20 de juliol de 2014, a les 21:17:30, Andreas K. Huettel va 
> Am Sonntag, 20. Juli 2014, 20:52:26 schrieb Albert Astals Cid:
> > No, the confusion comes because that name is too large and confusing. If i
> > way "KDE Releases Applications 14.12" there's no confusion, basically it
> > means that "KDE" has released some applications that have a global name of
> > 4.12.
> Hehe... read it again, notice something? :)

I did a typo?

> > We have had "single application version number" being different from
> > "bundled applications global version number" for a long time, i'm
> > surprised why this is suddenly a problem we need to discuss about.
> Because no user ever cared.

And why do you care now?

> The distribution package? was called kmail-4.12.3 (or maybe kmail2-4.12.3)
> The version number in bugzilla? 4.12.3
> ...
> Someone ask you "which kmail version do you use" and you reply (imprecisely)
> kmail2, or "4.12.3", or "the one from 4.12.3".

That's just kmail coincidentally using the same version number than the 
"application bundle" release number, i can give you 50 examples of apps that 
don't follow that.


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