On Wednesday 10 October 2007 13:30:16 Andrew Young wrote:
> Please excuse the noob question. Why are there no odd numbered releases?
> e.g. 2.5? Do they have a special, internal role?

According to old tradition, odd version numbers like 2.5 are for development 
versions. There was Gimp 2.3 but it was never marked stable instead the 
stable release is now named 2.4. The same versioning system is used in the 
Linux kernel. Gimp 2.5 will be the development tree for version 2.6.

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