[scribus] Announce: Scribus 1.3.5.RC2
john at wexfordpress.com
Fri Jun 5 15:17:53 CEST 2009
On Thursday 04 June 2009 18:30:03 avox wrote:
> jluc-2 wrote:
> > Craig Bradney a écrit :
> >> 1.4.0 will be considered stable.. and "based on" means it will
> >> include more fixes and potentially some enhancements...
> > OK.
> > > 1.3.5 is NOT stable.. it will be a development release...
> > but 1.3.5 release was described as :
> > > 1.3.5 will be a major release
> > So it is a major unstable release.
> > This is THE koan...
> >> These things get mentioned for all of those new people on the
> >> list,
> > > and those that don't read it often, and for those that ask the
> > > same questions over and over again :)
> > Sure i have read much on this, and i do understand very well ...
> > that it require a lot to explain again and again,
> > since Scribus numbering scheme is obviously error-inducing.
> > (not affordant, eh?)
> > All the more error inducing when 1.3.5 "unstable releases" is
> > officialy introduced as a "major release".
> > Maybe improving these numbering and naming practices
> > would reduce the volume of misunderstanding ?
> Hehe, we just did! :-)
> Ok, here is the stable upgrade path:
> 1.2.x -> 18.104.22.168 -> 1.3.3.x -> 1.4.x -> 1.6.x -> ... -> 2.0.x
> And here's the bleeding edge upgrade path:
> 1.3.0 -> 1.3.1 -> 1.3.2 -> 1.3.3 -> 1.3.5svn -> (1.4.0) -> 1.5.x
> -> 1.7.x -> 1.9.x -> 2.1.x
> Stay away from these versions for productive work:
> 1.3.4, 1.5.x svn, 1.7.x svn, ...
> Summing up:
> In the future even numbers mean stable, odd numbers mean unstable,
> and any useful new feature wont be useful before it's released in a
> development release (aimed at a 3-4 month pace) or backported to a
> stable release. We might give special usage advisories for future
> development versions, so make sure you read the release notes
> before you use an odd version. And don't complain if an svn-version
> eats your documents!
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