[Twisted-Python] Re: 8.0.0pre2

Thomas Hervé therve at free.fr
Sun Mar 23 09:47:04 EDT 2008

Le Sunday 23 March 2008 21:46:24 Nicola Larosa, vous avez écrit :
> Phil Christensen wrote:
> > I've got to defend the new scheme, because I like big version numbers,
> > and Twisted is awesome enough that I think it deserves them, like
> > Ubuntu (which I admit is the only other project I know of that uses
> > the yearly version scheme....well, besides the windows 9x
> > series... ;-) ).
> >
> > But one thing that I think is nice about Ubuntu's scheme is that point
> > releases are based on the month of the year.
> >
> > I wonder if the Twisted approach of mixing the year-style and the
> > fractional-version style might be too confusing.
> I have to second this. Using the year is fine, but:
> 1) mixing the year for major and arbitrary minor and bugfix is ugly;
> 2) doing something like Ubuntu, but not quite, does not help.

There is a ticket opened in the tracker: 
http://twistedmatrix.com/trac/ticket/2353. This is probably the best place to 
discuss this.


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