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From:
David Golden
Date:
February 7, 2013 14:05
Subject:
Re: Of versions and variants (was: Perl 7 or Perl 2013?)
Message ID:
CAOeq1c8MumR54sOhyo9F78hsAuHpbBON8v0cdZUkoFSDAkqkdw@mail.gmail.com
On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 5:27 AM, Tim Bunce <Tim.Bunce@pobox.com> wrote:
> Let's simply talk in terms of "version 18", "version 19" etc.
> On the mailing list, in release notes, on conference slides.

+1

For example:

diff --git a/Porting/release_announcement_template.txt
b/Porting/release_announcement_template.txt
index 366a498..57e8f07 100644
--- a/Porting/release_announcement_template.txt
+++ b/Porting/release_announcement_template.txt
@@ -2,25 +2,26 @@

     -- [ATTRIBUTION]

-We are [SYNONYM FOR 'pleased'] to announce Perl [VERSION], the [N-TH]
-development release of Perl 5.17.
+We are [SYNONYM FOR 'pleased'] to announce version [VERSION.SUBVERSION],
+the [N-TH] development release of version 17 of Perl 5.

-You will soon be able to download Perl [VERSION] from your favorite CPAN
-mirror or find it at:
+You will soon be able to download Perl [VERSION.SUBVERSION] from your
+favorite CPAN mirror or find it at:

-https://metacpan.org/release/[AUTHOR]/perl-[VERSION]/
+https://metacpan.org/release/[AUTHOR]/perl-5.[VERSION.SUBVERSION]/

 SHA1 digests for this release are:

- [TAR.GZ SHA1]   perl-[VERSION].tar.gz
- [TAR.BZ2 SHA1]  perl-[VERSION].tar.bz2
+ [TAR.GZ SHA1]   perl-5.[VERSION.SUBVERSION].tar.gz
+ [TAR.BZ2 SHA1]  perl-5.[VERSION.SUBVERSION].tar.bz2

 You can find a full list of changes in the file "perldelta.pod" located in
 the "pod" directory inside the release and on the web.

 [ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS SECTION FROM PERLDELTA]

-We expect to release Perl [NEXT BLEAD VERSION] on [FUTURE DATE].  The next
-major stable release of Perl 5, version 5.18.0, should appear in May 2013.
+We expect to release version [NEXT BLEAD VERSION.SUBVERSION] on [FUTURE
+DATE].  The next major stable release of Perl 5, version 18.0, should
+appear in May 2013.

 [YOUR SALUATION HERE]



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