[Twisted-Python] Confusion on Twisted versions

Christopher Armstrong radix at twistedmatrix.com
Sun Jul 6 13:44:16 EDT 2008

On Sun, Jul 6, 2008 at 1:35 PM, happybrowndog <happybrowndog at hotmail.com> wrote:
> I'm finding the Twisted version numbers confusing.  I have it installed on
> Debian, where aptitude is telling me that 2.4.4 is installed (with python
> 2.4).  However, the TwistedMatrix site states that there is an 8.1 version.
>  Googling shows that people talk of 2.4x and 8.x in an intermingled fashion.
>  Can someone please clarify?

The release after 2.5 was 8.0. That's all. They're not the same
version; it's just that there was a jump in the major number.

In case you're wondering, the major number now refers to the year the
version was released in: 8 means 2008.

Christopher Armstrong
International Man of Twistery

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