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Re: [DISCUSS] Renumber Groovy 2.6 to 2.9


2.9.0 could make people ask themselves where 2.6/2.7/2.8 went, whereas 2.97 is so far from 2.5, that I think people would get that it means more "3.0 minus small, but (significant) delta" (i.e. not just an epsilon, as with 2.99, which Russel suggested). Plus the "7" has a mnemonic quality, making it easier for everyone to remember what the main point of this release was...

(2.9 would be much better than 2.6, though...)


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Von: Andres Almiray <aalmiray@xxxxxxxxx>
Datum: 20.05.18 15:11 (GMT+01:00)
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Betreff: Re: [DISCUSS] Renumber Groovy 2.6 to 2.9

I’d suggest to keep it simple, go with 2.9.0. 

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On 20 May 2018, at 21:50, mg <mgbiz@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

What about 2.97 ? Incorporates a JDK 7 reference, and is not too close to 3.0 (Bugfixes could go into 2.97.1 etc..., so the "7" could be kept).

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Von: Russel Winder <russel@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Datum: 20.05.18 12:26 (GMT+01:00)
Betreff: Re: [DISCUSS] Renumber Groovy 2.6 to 2.9

On Sun, 2018-05-20 at 13:58 +1000, Paul King wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I was wondering what people thought about renumbering Groovy 2.6 to 2.9.
> It is only a subtle change but I think better conveys that it isn't a small
> step up
> from 2.5 but rather something just a bit short of 3.
>

If it is to be the last 2.X release why not 2.99 to make it more "in your
face"?

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