[Mono-dev] Mono version numbering

Leszek Ciesielski skolima at gmail.com
Wed Oct 31 14:06:21 EDT 2007

On 10/30/07, Jerry van Leeuwen <Jerry_van_Leeuwen at nemmco.com.au> wrote:
> I think the only way to minimise confusion in the developer population that
> does not keep up-to-date with the details of development on Mono is to let
> at least the major version track full .NET compatibility. That is, do not
> move to v2.x.x until at least .NET 2.0 can be fully supported, do not move
> to v3.x.x until at least .NET 3.0 can be fully supported and maybe even do
> not move to v3.5.x until .NET 3.5 is supported.
> People that are aware of what is really going on under the hood will be able
> to make more detailed judgement calls and will not really care what version
> numbering you exactly use. It's the people that do not glance further than
> the version number that need to be accomodated.

I'd vote for this solution.

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