Re: [RFC] Kernel version numbering scheme change

From: Hans J. Koch
Date: Thu Oct 16 2008 - 05:16:35 EST

On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 05:25:09PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> Benefits of this is it more accuratly represents to people just how old
> the kernel they are currently running is (2.6.9 would be have been
> 2004.9.0 on this naming scheme.)

That would be a nice advantage, especially in embedded land where
industry people frequently use ancient kernels. OTOH, those people also
still use Windows 2000 without realizing what the "2000" implies.


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