[Geany-devel] How about calling the next release 1.0?

Lex Trotman elextr at xxxxx
Tue Sep 20 11:43:10 UTC 2011

On 20 September 2011 21:23, Frank Lanitz <frank at frank.uvena.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> Am 20.09.2011 12:07, schrieb Jiří Techet:
>> just one very quick and possibly stupid idea. How about getting rid of
>> the 0 version prefix and calling the next release 1.0?
> To make it short: As we are about two weeks ahead of next release I
> disagree. After 0.21 release we got a lot of structural changes we might
> could think about a 1.0 too, but I don't feel its needed at the moment.

I have to disagree with you on this Frank, the version number is
nothing to do with structural or technical issues, it is a project
issue.  Changing the version number doesn't affect translation or
anything else that takes time to do, so it isn't going to delay the

As shallow as it may seem to us technical people, that something like
the version number is important, it is part of the image that Geany
uses to attract assistance to the project, and that is important to
us.  And as such should reflect the fact that Geany is a mature


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