On Fri, May 13, 2016 at 6:44 PM, Michael Banck <mba...@debian.org> wrote:
> On Fri, May 13, 2016 at 05:31:00PM -0400, David G. Johnston wrote:
> > The underlying premise, for me, of choosing .4 or .5 was that presently
> > discontinue support after 5 years/releases. A new .0 would come out just
> > as we discontinue the previous .0
> Well maybe the 5 year support cycle would be nice to encode, but how is
> .0 different from .1 then? You make sound like .0 would be similar to
> Ubuntu's LTS which is not the case, unless you want to propose that only
> .0 releases get 5 years and not the in-betweens? That'd be a shame.
The opinion seems to be that major.0 is some kind of magic incantation in
the broader world of users...so its basically "since the last time we
incremented major this is what we've done - 80% of which is new to you only
if you've lived under a rock for the past four years".