Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Tue 24th May 2011 14:38 UTC, submitted by Debjit
Linux "So far. we have seen 39 development cycles of Linux 2.6 and the 40th is about to start. However, Linux 2.6.39 might be the end of the Linux 2.6 series. In an email, Linus Torvalds wrote that the numbers are becoming too big and he might [be] thinking of giving the next release a version number of 2.8.0. [...] In the ensuing discussion, Torvalds wrote that a version number of 3.0 is also a strong possibility", as a natural way to introduce a new numbering scheme where odd numbers are also used for stable releases and feature releases increment the second digit.
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RE: <animal> <integer>
by poundsmack on Tue 24th May 2011 17:50 UTC in reply to "<animal> <integer>"
poundsmack
Member since:
2005-07-13

Seriously, I mean isn't Chrome at version 13 now or something? and didn't it get there in months? It's like dog years of something...

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RE[2]: <animal> <integer>
by Lennie on Tue 24th May 2011 20:46 in reply to "RE: <animal> <integer>"
Lennie Member since:
2007-09-22

The stable version is a 11, 10 came out just before Firefox 4. Mozilla today pushed out the first Beta of Firefox 5 already. They intend to release Firefox 5 about 3 monts after Firefox 4.

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RE[3]: <animal> <integer>
by poundsmack on Tue 24th May 2011 21:01 in reply to "RE[2]: <animal> <integer>"
poundsmack Member since:
2005-07-13

Ya, but when you go to, say FileHippo.com (love this site) and pull up the "technical" tab to see the release date of every version (both beta and stable), you see it all as super rapid fire: http://filehippo.com/download_google_chrome/

http://filehippo.com/download_google_chrome/history/

the only program I've ever seen more this quickly through solid number is a text editor I like called Tea: http://freshmeat.net/projects/teaforlinux

Which is at version 29 ;)

Edited 2011-05-24 21:02 UTC

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RE[3]: <animal> <integer>
by stereotype on Wed 25th May 2011 04:22 in reply to "RE[2]: <animal> <integer>"
stereotype Member since:
2007-04-06

At work I'm running Firefox 6.0a or something like that... If you run the nightlies that's what it reports as its user agent string...

Edited 2011-05-25 04:24 UTC

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