IIRC, it was supposed to go:

2.7 -> 2.8 -> 2.9 -> 3.0 (merge)

X3.0 -> X3.1 -> 3.0 (merge)

And that was the whole point of putting X in front of the 3, so you would
know it was not really Zope 3.0, but X3.

Jake
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Stephan Richter said:
> On Wednesday 20 April 2005 08:18, Florent Guillaume wrote:
>> Martijn Faassen  <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> > The only non-standard part left in the release name if we drop the
>> > double 3 is the X. The X is a bit of a bother and will get us into
>> > trouble anyway eventually if a Zope 3 proper is ever released, as I
>> > can't see how we'd avoid situations where we'd have to say: "Zope 3.1
>> is
>> > actually Zope X3.4 + Zope 2 compatibility extensions 0.7", which
>> sounds
>> > less than ideal. I personally wouldn't mind if we just dropped the X.
>>
>> Yes, IMHO it'd be simpler to rename Zope X3.4 to Zope 3.4, and when the
>> real Zope-3-with-Zope-2-compatibility arrives, either call it 3.6 or
>> whatever is the current numbering, if it makes sense to have it in the
>> same branch (which I understand may not be the case), or simply go to
>> Zope 4.
>
> My suspicion is that the Zope 2 code base will eventually become the Zope
> 3
> code base as all Zope X3 pieces get merged into it via Five. Once we
> completely fade out the Zope 2 code, we can call it Zope 4.
>
> Here is why I am saying this:
>
> - I do not believe that there will be ever a Zope 2 compatibility layer in
> Zope X3. The other way around seems more pragmatic and is currently done
> in
> Five.
>
> - I do not want Zope X3 cluttered with old Zope 2 code plus glue. :-)
>
> Regards,
> Stephan
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