Thunderbird versioning/Naming.

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Fri Jul 5 14:48:58 UTC 2013

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: Thunderbird versioning/Naming.
From: Axel Grude (Axel) <axel.grude at>
To: tb-planning at
Date: Fri, 05 Jul 2013 11:53:31 +0100

> There is only one thing which is missing here - if we follow this
> "Microsoft Model" of naming the product, we will need additional
> information visible to distinguish the maintenance releases; Following
> the example of Microsoft Visual Studio, this would be something like Tb
> 2014 SP 1 (Service Pack 1); this could than easily mapped back to our
> internal version numbers (23.0.1, 23.0.2 etc.). Also this assumes there
> is always only one "major" release per year, is this in sync with reality?

No, the current release is 7cycles x 6weeks = 42 weeks which is shorter
than a year. So either we extend the number of cycles or can do
YEAR.MONTH version numbers.


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