cvs commit: doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/version-guide article.sgml

Murray Stokely murray at
Tue Aug 23 14:43:53 GMT 2005

On Tue, Aug 23, 2005 at 03:01:28PM +0200, Simon L. Nielsen wrote:
> I just digged out Mark's mail from when I asked the exact same question:
> 	Nope, these aren't the same.  i.e. we have packages for 5-STABLE and
> 	5.4-RELEASE but there is no room for 5.3-RELEASE.
> 	No doubt the wording should be improved or examples should be given.

The distinction between version and release seems very artificial.
All releases are assigned version numbers.  All version numbers
correspond to a release of our software.  We have a strong distinction
between major branches, release branches, and releases in our existing
releng documentation, but I've never seen any other attempt to pry
apart 'release' and 'version'.

I agree it should be improved or the second line should just be

	- Murray

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