[Vtigercrm-developers] Release naming

Nicholas Chan ncknight at pacific.net.sg
Tue Nov 7 21:41:07 PST 2006

I just found it odd that the naming issue is still being discussed till
today. Why isn't the standard set and enforced already?

Callum Macdonald wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> I think the naming of releases should be simplified. I suggest Joomla 
> provides a good template to use (with one or two improvements):
> http://forge.joomla.org/sf/frs/do/viewRelease/projects.joomla/frs.joomla_1_0.1_0_11
> vtiger 5 patch 2 and vtiger 5.0.2 are confusing names. It is not clear 
> from what version you can apply patch 2, and so on. I suggest we use the 
> same method as Joomla. When a new version is released (5.0.2) then the 
> following files are released:
> vtigercrm-5.0.0-to-5.0.2-patch.zip
> vtigercrm-5.0.1-to-5.0.2-patch.zip
> vtigercrm-5.0.2-full-windows.exe
> vtigercrm-5.0.2-full-linux.bin
> vtigercrm-5.0.2-full-lamp.tgz
> <http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/vtigercrm/vtigercrm-5.0.0-patch2.zip?download>I 
> think it's important to include the windows/linux/lamp in the file name. 
> I know it's obvious from the extension to MOST people, but not to everyone.
> I also think these files should all be released in the same package in 
> sourceforge. In my opinion, splitting the full and patch releases is 
> confusing.
> I think this is a HUGELY important issue, as important as the recent 
> heated debate over the naming of the GA release.
> Comments on a postcard...
> Callum.
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