[Bf-education] Version number
john.nyquist at gmail.com
Tue Apr 6 02:33:07 CEST 2010
I think you are wise to check with the big guy before burning hundreds of DVDs!
On Mon, Apr 5, 2010 at 5:55 PM, Paolo Ciccone <phciccone at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi John.
> Yes, I've seen that page for months now and I don't think that it's clear.
> In fact at first I thought there was a typo. In all my years of software
> development I worked in teams where we referred to thinks like "JBuilder 3.0
> Beta1, Beta2, release".
> It kinda makes sense in the overall scheme of the "alpha, beta, gamma"
> labeling. The page at Blender.org doesn't state clearly "2.5 is the
> development version, the final release will be called 2.6". It lets you
> deduce it but I'm sorry, I feel a bit insecure about it, when I think about
> burning a few hundred DVDs with possibly the wrong version number on them. I
> bet publishers are having the same issue.
> I'm not saying that it's unreasonable, heck, I think that all the changes
> justify a full jump to 3.0! We just need a "set in stone" decision. :)
> Paolo Ciccone
> On Mon, Apr 5, 2010 at 4:45 PM, John Nyquist <john.nyquist at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I was going off of this:
>> I understand how it might confuse folks. I remember when Illustrator
>> went from 3 to 5 on the Mac platform or when Premiere Elements jumped
>> from 4 to 7. Now _that's_ confusing! In light of Adobe's shenanigans,
>> I think Blender's approach is reasonable ;-)
>> On Mon, Apr 5, 2010 at 3:48 PM, Tom M <letterrip at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > There isn't an official decision on the naming actually. Personally I
>> > feel we should jump to major number systems because the press and
>> > public is better equipped to understand that a major number increase
>> > is a big feature increase.
>> > LetterRip
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