5.0 and or 4.8 (was Re: [development] Drupal x.x.0 freeze date)

Chris Johnson chris at tinpixel.com
Sun Apr 30 17:34:03 UTC 2006

Khalid B wrote:

> Side point: I have stated before that 4.7 should have been 5.0, since
> we have significant APIs and functionality changes. The decision to stay
> with 4.7 and not call it 5.0 had good reasons (too late to call it 
> something
> else).
> How about using a code name for the next release and not just a number?
> For example, if we call the next release any meaningless name such as
> Gizmo, or Orca, we can then decide before we release it to call it 4.8 or
> 5.0 depending on what went in.

Excellent idea, and one that I support.  I like my branch numbers to have 
meaning.  As a bonus, the press loves the cachet of code names.  :-)


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