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Re: [zzdev] [gaia@xxxxxx: Re: [zzdev] Re: [zigzag] GZigZag 0.5.0 has been released]

On Mon, Jan 22, 2001 at 06:37:29PM +0200, Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho wrote:
> ----- Forwarded message from Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho <gaia@xxxxxx> -----
> Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2001 18:36:23 +0200
> From: Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho <gaia@xxxxxx>
> To: Edward Harter <eharter@xxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: [zzdev] Re: [zigzag] GZigZag 0.5.0 has been released
> On 20010122T234902+0900, Edward Harter wrote:
> > where you suggest that "all users of GZigZag use a stable version". 
> > This, after stating in the previous sentence that "We...acknowledge 
> > that there may be problems", strongly suggests to me that you mean a 
> > version _other than_ 0.5.0
> No, I mean 0.5.0.  Stable, after all, means "not moving".  By nobody's
> (except, perhaps, the marketer's) definition does it mean "bugless".
> Of course, there have not been any "rock solid use this to guide your
> nuclear missiles" releases.  That should be evident from the "0." prefix
> in the version number.

And there will NEVER be such releases. There are NO GUARANTEES associated
with the code.

The point of 0.5.0 is that if you find a bug, we'll fix it and release
0.5.1 with only small bug fixes - no new features between 0.5.* so that
we end up with stabler and stabler versions.