[FFmpeg-devel] update for 0.9
Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Mon Dec 12 20:10:08 CET 2011
On 12 Dec 2011, at 16:02, Dominique Leuenberger <dominique at leuenberger.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-12-12 at 15:22 +0100, Nicolas George wrote:
>> Le primidi 21 frimaire, an CCXX, Michael Niedermayer a écrit :
>>> update for 0.9
>> Where does it go after that? 0.10? It looks like a step backward, since
>> 0.10<0.9 mathematically. 1.0? This is a very symbolic number, for no
>> particular reason.
>> Maybe lose the "0.": 0.8.7 becomes 8.7, 0.9 becomes 9.0, and the next major
>> release would be 10.0.
>> Another possibility: 1.0 will be with the next major bump for SONAMEs, and
>> then 1.1, 1.2, etc., until 2.0 for the major bump after that.
> I'd just say: a version is a version is a version and does not mean
> Randomly bumping SONAMEs just because the version changes is plain
> wrong. The SONAME has a different purpose than showing version numbers.
> 1.0 is nothing different that 0.1.0.1.4.3.5 (which, frankly, is still a
> valid version number).
> Just go to 0.10 after 0.9. Even rpm knows that 0.10 > 0.9 (it's only
> math purists that can't believe this).
Please restrict it to British/American..., the rest should not have an issue (they might have if the version was 0,10 instead).
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