[Python-Dev] devguide: Backporting is obsolete. Add details that I had to learn.
anthony.hw.kong at gmail.com
Tue Jan 10 11:03:25 CET 2012
I don't find 'major' and 'minor' confusing too. Maybe because it is the
designation used in linux community for years.
On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 7:49 PM, Rob Cliffe <rob.cliffe at btinternet.com>wrote:
> But "minor version" and "major version" are readily understandable to the
> general reader, e.g. me, whereas "feature release" and "release series" I
> find are not. Couldn't the first two terms be defined once and then used
> Rob Cliffe
> On 10/01/2012 04:05, Terry Reedy wrote:
>> On 1/9/2012 8:52 PM, Nick Coghlan wrote:
>>> On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 7:59 AM, Antoine Pitrou<solipsis at pitrou.net>
>>>> Please avoid using the terms "minor version" and "major version", they
>>>> are confusing.
>>> Indeed. "Feature release" (2.7, 3.2, 3.3) and "release series" (2.x,
>>> 3.x) are the least confusing terms we have available.
>> I minimally edited what was already there to correct what is now an
>> error. The change comes immediately after a section defining major, minor,
>> and micro releases. To change terms,
>> and possibly other pages needs more extensive editing.
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