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From Marcus <>
Subject Re: 4.1.4 Release Manager?
Date Sun, 18 Sep 2016 07:14:59 GMT
Am 09/18/2016 07:45 AM, schrieb Peter Kovacs:
> Hmm, does anyone know an artist that has some time and can draw a splash
> screen?
> I would love to see the next edition Called 4.1.3 Phoenix addition, And
> I would love to see a Splashscreen that shows an Phönix carry the AOOo
> Logo upward.
> That would make a statement. Actually thinking of it, if this is liked
> by the community I would pledge 50 Euro for an acceptable artwork (means
> liked by AOOo. If this is dev or all involved we could discuss.).
> Haha.

a new splash screen would be indeed cool. But for a bugfix release? No, 
let's do this art work for 4.2.0. Then we will have more time for ideas, 

> for the followup release I would stay with 4.2.0 as the /life, the
> universe and everything Version of OOo. I actually like that too much./



> On 16.09.2016 20:11, Marcus wrote:
>> Am 09/16/2016 02:07 PM, schrieb Jörg Schmidt:
>>>> From: Jim Jagielski []
>>>>>> Any real reason to name it 4.2.0 ?
>>>>> Two years of miscellaneous changes and fixes, a radically
>>>> improved build system, unit tests at build time, updates of a
>>>> lot of libraries, support for new languages, new
>>>> translations, new dictionaries... if this is not 4.2.0 it
>>>> should be named 5.0.
>>>> That was kind of my thoughts... or maybe call it 4.5.0
>>>> The idea is to represent the "re-charged" AOO project with
>>>> a meaningful change in version.
>>> OK, an idea which I understand.
>>> But one could, in this context, not to think about a completely
>>> different way of
>>> naming?
>>> (a)
>>> What if we took us Ubuntu as an example?
>>> Ubuntu 4.16 is called "Xenial Xerus" and AOO 4.2 or 4.5 or 5.0 (and
>>> so on) might
>>> be called "Lively Phoenix"? (just an example)
>> as an addition to the numbering schema this could work. Then we can
>> give the release a special touch/meaning/expression or whatever is
>> best for the respective release time frame.
>>> (b)
>>> Or you choose a more formal type of label them.
>>> OK, "AOO XP" would probably not so great, but what would be, for
>>> example, with
>>> "AOO NE" (for new experience)?
>> From the view point of a normal user I find it confusing as there is
>> no comparsion pattern and you don't know what was first and was next.
>> I think that the reason that Microsoft has come back to numbers for
>> the versioning schema. I don't see any need to go their way, make the
>> same experience and come back to the numbers.
>> So, please no version numbering with words/text only.

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