Interesting. I've never been involved in open source development processes
before. What distinguishes a development version from a stable one? Is the
idea to have the development version more "open" with respect to what goes
in and then control which features are promoted from the development version
to the "stable" version?
On 10/10/07, Christoph Bergemann <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> 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
> 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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