On Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 6:09 PM, laurent Montel <mon...@kde.org> wrote:
> Le vendredi 16 septembre 2016, 20:55:16 CEST David Jarvie a écrit :
>> On 16 September 2016 11:55:50 BST, Jonathan Riddell <j...@jriddell.org> 
>> wrote:
>> >On Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 10:52:32PM +1200, Ben Cooksley wrote:
>> >> It seems that KDE PIM, despite being part of the Applications
>> >
>> >release,
>> >
>> >> doesn't align it's internal version numbers with the rest of the
>> >> Applications release.
>> >>
>> >> This causes issues - as we've received complaints about various
>> >> products (all being PIM products) missing versions on bugs.kde.org,
>> >> due to this mismatch. It's also confusing for users.
>> >>
>> >> Can PIM please fall in line with the rest of Applications?
>> >
>> >This is common across lots of apps in Applications.  e.g. Umbrello is
>> >at 2.20.99 internally.  It's always been the case.
>> >
>> >Jonathan
>>
>> This idea was discussed a year or two ago, and it was agreed then that
>> applications would keep their own version numbering, if desired.
>>
>> The KDE Applications version is simply a date indication. It's very useful,
>> for developers who want it, to be able to have an individual application
>> version which has a meaning in functional terms.
>>
>> I strongly disagree with this proposal to change version numbers.
>
> I disagree too to change version number.
> I don't want to define version again 16.08.x for developping version I will 
> not
> change 16.08.54 for example.
> We need when we look at version that kmail 5.3.x is based on kf5 etc as kdepim
> 4.11.x was kde4 version.
>
> When I look at version in okteta for example it's 0.20.60, kigo is 0.5.6
> => so nobody use harmonized version and it's seem to be not a problem.
>
> So I want to continue to use existing version as previous.
>
> When I look at in bugs.kde.org version for kmail2 there is not a 16.x version
> or 5.3.x version.
> So it's not a problem about version in kmail but a missing version in
> bugzilla.

Please note that kmail2 is just one product. As for why versions are
absent, that is because no developer requested or created them when
they bumped the versions in preparation for release...

As for the confusion which everyone here is dismissing - please see
https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=335654#c7

>
> Regards.
>
>>
>> --
>> David Jarvie
>> KAlarm author, KDE developer
>> http://www.astrojar.org.uk/kalarm
>
>
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>

Regards,
Ben

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