Re: [ide-dev] Dropping the release names (Neon, Oxygen) from user downloads
+1 to ditching the codenames and switching to release year.
Doug, What about Eclipse 2016SR3 or something to that effect. Then it cannot be confused with a date.
Torkild Ulvøy Resheim
Consultant / Eclipse Committer / Senior Software Developer
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Den 28. april 2016 på 16.12.57, Doug Schaefer (cdtdoug@xxxxxxxxx) skrev:
> BTW, quick question. What do you call the minor releases, especially the
> one that happens in February, e.g. would the one next February be 2016.3,
> even though it's February 2017? I know the Planning Council will ask that
> On Thu, Apr 28, 2016 at 10:09 AM, Mickael Istria wrote:
> > Hi Tracy,
> > I agree with you as I here very often people asking about what's the
> > latest release, or confused about it. Even worse, I saw people using Helios
> > and not even wondering whether it's old or not (
> > https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=484765 ) .
> > I agree that the release year is probably the simplest and most efficient
> > name we can provide. There are a lot of existing very successful software
> > (the main one I have in mind being Microsoft Office) that have adopted this
> > convention and I don't think it has ever been an issue for their users or
> > editors.
> > Is there a bug to track this suggestion?
> > Cheers,
> > --
> > Mickael Istria
> > Eclipse developer at JBoss, by Red Hat
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