Re: How can we get the word out about the change in version numbering?

From: Darren Duncan
Subject: Re: How can we get the word out about the change in version numbering?
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Msg-id: 57B77010.5080805@darrenduncan.net
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In response to: Re: How can we get the word out about the change in version numbering?  (Kevin Grittner)
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How can we get the word out about the change in version numbering?  (Josh Berkus, )
 Re: How can we get the word out about the change in version numbering?  (Darren Duncan, )
 Re: How can we get the word out about the change in version numbering?  (Josh Berkus, )
  Re: How can we get the word out about the change in version numbering?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
 Re: How can we get the word out about the change in version numbering?  (Josh Berkus, )
 Re: How can we get the word out about the change in version numbering?  (Peter Eisentraut, )
  Re: How can we get the word out about the change in version numbering?  (Darren Duncan, )
   Re: How can we get the word out about the change in version numbering?  (Kevin Grittner, )
    Re: How can we get the word out about the change in version numbering?  (Darren Duncan, )
   Re: How can we get the word out about the change in version numbering?  (Peter Eisentraut, )
    Re: How can we get the word out about the change in version numbering?  (Darren Duncan, )
 Re: How can we get the word out about the change in version numbering?  (Chris Travers, )
 Re: How can we get the word out about the change in version numbering?  (Josh Berkus, )
 Re: How can we get the word out about the change in version numbering?  (Damien Clochard, )
 Re: How can we get the word out about the change in version numbering?  (Brendan Jurd, )

On 2016-08-19 7:12 AM, Kevin Grittner wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 12:44 AM, Darren Duncan <> wrote:
>
>> So, per my initial response, a good and easy strategy would be a one-two
>> punch of mentioning both 9.6 and 10.0 in the same announcements.  The
>> announcements would headline with and be focused on 9.6, but each would
>> include a footnote about 10.0 also.  That way people are reminded of the
>> 10.0 need without being hit over the head by having dedicated announcements
>> about it. -- Darren Duncan
>
> But this kind of illustrates the confusion we need to overcome.
> The two major releases we are talking about are 9.6 and 10.  The
> initial minor release numbers for them are 9.6.0 and 10.0,
> respectively.  Talking about 9.6 and 10.0 is mixing a reference to
> a major release with a reference to the first minor release of the
> next major release -- they are not equivalent.  We will know we
> have made progress when people start saying that we should mention
> "both 9.6 and v10 in the same announcement."

I understand what you're getting at.  I'm not actually confused, rather I was
just being imprecise when I wrote that out, because this was a casual
conversation.  However, I can certainly see how reading that can confuse others.
-- Darren Duncan




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