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Greg K-H: Kernel Version Numbering Scheme Change

Oct 17, 2008, 19:33 (11 Talkback[s])
"I don't understand, what exactly is a pain about it?  (I can't tell why a new 
one is better if you don't say what you're objecting to about the old one...)

> 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.)

Benefits is plural, but I seem to have missed the other ones.  Or is that the 
only issue, wanting to put a more prominent "best if used by" date in the 
name ala Windows 95?"

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