Linked by Kroc Camen on Mon 30th May 2011 06:37 UTC
Linux Well this makes a change. Linus Torvalds has announced that the next version of the Linux Kernel release is to be '3.0'. "I decided to just bite the bullet, and call the next version 3.0. It will get released close enough to the 20-year mark, which is excuse enough for me, although honestly, the real reason is just that I can no longer comfortably count as high as 40."
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makkus
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2006-01-11

If the number doesn't mean anything any more, I would make it something that makes it obvious how old the kernel is, like,

kernel 2011.05.03-02

released on 03 may 2011, patch version 2

Why keep and change arbitrary number, when you can make a number which actually means something?

Edited 2011-05-30 13:14 UTC

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