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Subject: Re: Changing build/release terminology

Re: Changing build/release terminology

From: Torne Wuff <>
Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2012 14:16:12 +0100

On 28 March 2012 12:21, Jonathan Gordon <> wrote:
> Sounds good to me. Not sure if I like "stable release" though, what
> are other projects using? perhaps "official release"?

official release makes it sound like the other builds are not
official, which is the wrong distinction i'm trying to avoid. My
experience reading the forums/irc/lists is that nontechnical people do
not make the connection between "release" and "thing we specifically
released as a specific thing, as opposed to an autobuild", and thus a
term that relies on "release" meaning something to people is not
ideal. Any build we offer for download looks like a release to them :)

Torne Wuff
Received on 2012-03-28

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