On Sunday 19 February 2012 04:51:46 am Lisi wrote:
> On Saturday 18 February 2012 23:26:15 Kristopher John Gamrat wrote:
> > I thought they did all have numbers? I don't know about the first few
> > releases, but IIRC, Etch was 3.? (I forget the point number).
> > --
> Once they are released as "Stable", yes they do. But many people use Stable
> only on their servers, and use "Testing" on their desktops. (Testing is
> pretty stable - just not Stable). E.g., many (most) people are currently
> using Wheezy on their desktops. Wheezy hasn't got a number, so how are
> people to refer to it?
As "Testing", which is the name officially given to it regardless of the official codename for the release they are working on. There are also "Development" and "Upcoming", though these aren't officially used. Also, nothing's stopping the developers from giving it a version number. They just choose not to.
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