Tango 0.99.9 Kai released
pbyrne at frontier.co.uk
Wed Feb 10 09:22:59 PST 2010
On 10/02/2010 10:05, Lars T. Kyllingstad wrote:
> Nick Sabalausky wrote:
>> "bearophile" <bearophileHUGS at lycos.com> wrote in message
>> news:hktvfk$1i5t$1 at digitalmars.com...
>>> Nick Sabalausky:
>>>> How do you ever get to 1.0 then?
>>> Is that a serious question?
>>> The answer: for example at release 0.275.1, that is when you want,
>>> when you think the software is good enough to be called 1.0.
> The question was why they chose the scheme they did, and there really is
> no need for any answer other than "because they felt like it".
> Fun fact: TeX version numbers asymptotically approach pi, while METAFONT
> version numbers approach e. :)
My experience of finishing large software projects is that version numbering which asymptotically approaches 1.0 is a good mapping
to the way that a project gets completed!
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