Version number changes for Thunderbird

Ben Bucksch ben.bucksch at
Thu Jun 2 22:59:44 UTC 2011

On 02.06.2011 17:02, John Hopkins wrote:
>> It is definitely *easier* to market a new version 3.3 or
>> 4.0 than a new version number 15.
> There may be a compromise: use the minor version to track release numbers and match gecko version.  Bump the major version whenever it feels right.
> So 15.0 becomes 4.15.  I don't think anyone cares if the minor version is in the hundreds:  4.105, not a big deal.

I like that idea.

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