What happened to LC version numbers?

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Thu Jul 20 17:39:38 EDT 2017


LIKE!  :-D

On Thu, Jul 20, 2017 at 4:32 PM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> If only I were sure that all our tooling would be happy with 'dv' - that
> might make a good name for nightly builds.
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> > On 20 Jul 2017, at 21:18, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> >
> > I honestly don't know what the fuss is:
> >
> > DP or RC, who cares, after all as long as they are numbered reasonably
> sequentially we know
> > that they are leading up to a 'Full' release (which, after all, means
> the start of another SDLC).
> >
> > I'm working with 8.1.4 at the moment and having lots of fun with the
> 8.1.6 DVs (dirty versions).
> >
> > Richmond.
> >
> >> On 7/20/17 10:09 pm, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote:
> >>> On 07/20/2017 11:41 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote:
> >>>
> >>>    ...the more people we can get using DP's (in particular), the higher
> >>>    quality they will be and the faster new versions will appear.
> >>
> >> ...so when was the last time you saw a dp release?
> >> (of anything other than LC9, which is nothing but, since it hasn't yet
> reached a state stable enough for an rc release)
> >>
> >> Seems to be LC8.1.0dp3 from 29 July 2016
> >> LC8.1 went through 3 dp releases before getting to RC state
> >>
> >> Last one before that was LC8.0.0dp16 17 march 2016
> >> 16 dp releases before stabilizing
> >>
> >> and before that was LC7.0.0dp10 18 August 2014
> >>
> >> DP releases are pretty rare. People can't try these unless they're
> released.
> >>
> >
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