[development] Suggestion for people releasing new modules and themes into CVS

Khalid B kb at 2bits.com
Mon Sep 18 13:22:44 UTC 2006

I tried making the same argument before.

It is a common practice in the industry for that very reason, you have the
feline names for OSX (Tiger, Panther, ...etc.) as well as city names for
Windows (Chicago, ...etc.)

On 9/16/06, Chris Johnson <chris at tinpixel.com> wrote:
> Khalid B wrote:
> > Another problem is that we often don't know if the next release will be
> > an x+1.0 or x.y+1, so we can't say "ported for 5.0" before Dries makes
> > that decision. This is another case where code names for future releases
> > will help.
> That is probably the single best argument I've seen for code naming releases
> before they are released -- so we can refer to them easily and accurately in
> documentation of all kinds (project pages, CVS comments, postings, etc.).

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