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From:
Jan Dubois
Date:
February 6, 2013 20:10
Subject:
Re: Perl 7 or Perl 2013?
Message ID:
CAD-TLz8axrtv_tndH57=4155eATkwuDbNmbdreNDP2jzbfpidg@mail.gmail.com
On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 11:49 AM, Nicholas Clark <nick@ccl4.org> wrote:
> Secondly, I read* a specific complaint from someone that Firefox version
> number bumping killed their ability to migrate work webapps from IE to
> Firefox. Just as they were getting close to sign off that it worked on
> Firefox 4 (I think), the whole rapid numbering started. And the transition
> project was doomed, because there was no way they could re-validate every
> 3 months for a new "major" version number.
[...]
> * I read it on the Internet (so it must be true) and I can't find the
>   reference, but it certainly seemed truthful

I think you were looking for this:

http://mike.kaply.com/2011/06/21/firefox-rapid-release-process/#comment-10455

Note that Mozilla *has* reacted to this issue by making "Extended
Support Releases":

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/organizations/faq/

Cheers,
-Jan

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