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Re: [trinity-users] Please use version numbers!

From: Lisi <lisi.reisz@...>
Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2012 19:48:27 +0000
On Saturday 18 February 2012 18:38:00 Kristopher John Gamrat wrote:
> On Saturday 18 February 2012 06:16:07 am Lisi wrote:
> > On Saturday 18 February 2012 10:14:17 Werner Joss wrote:
> > > On Saturday 18 February 2012 11:07:56 Lisi wrote:
> > > > I am baffled by this.  Ubuntu _has_ got version numbers.  9.04, 9.10,
> > > > 10.04, 10.10, 11.04, 11.10 etc., and they go in numerical order.  The
> > > > fact that they also tell you when exactly that version was released
> > > > doesn't detract from that.
> > > >
> > > > And Trinity certainly has numbers (in numerical order).  So as I say,
> > > > I am unable to understand the problem.....
> > >
> > > i think the OP had just the problem to always remember the correct
> > > relation between code name and version number, e.g. what was exactly
> > > maverick ? (10.04, 10.10 ?)
> > > - i confirm having this problem also, from time to time :)
> >
> > Me too!    They are even more silly than teh Debian ones - and taht takes
> > some doing!!
> >
> > But the OP actually said:
> >
> > <quote>
> > Now, i have to cope with childish names. Even the download page for
> > Ubuntu uses version numbers, so it´s not even possible for me to decide
> > which is which.
> > [snip]
> >
> > And PLEASE, use version numbers in the future!
> > </quote>
>
> Looking at the main page at trinitydesktop.org, you see "Debian Lenny" and
> "Debian Squeeze", not "Debian 5.0" and "Debian 6.0". This may be what the
> OP was referring to. The only reason I know the difference is because I
> have been using Debian for just under a year. If I hadn't done my research
> on Debian beforehand, I'd have no inkling of an idea what "Squeeze" and
> "Lenny" referred to. Since I'm not an Ubuntu user, I have not been keeping
> track of their code names, so I could not tell you the difference between
> "Karmic" and "Lucid" except that they are two different versions of Ubuntu,
> but I do not know what those versions are.

So the Trinity website, not the Ubuntu website, uses names not version 
numbers?

You could say that if you have the right version of Debian or Ubuntu you will 
recognise the name.  If you have not got a version, and do not recognise the 
name, you don't want that download anyway.

Lisi