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Re: MariaDB Release Numbering


> Ah, but the thing is, MySQL will never (as far as we know/guess) release
> 5.2. MySQL 5.2, 6.0, 5.4, they've all been officially cancelled! Next
> version
> currently is planned as MySQL 5.5. So we squeezed into the spare room :)

Then why not move away from their versioning numbers but always make sure
they're greater than 5 or 6?  Almost like what Slackware did?

> Arguably, our current numbering is a hack, although not without its merit.
> It
> seems inevitable that sooner or later, if MariaDB and MySQL does not manage
> to
> converge, some completely separate version numbering will be needed to

See above... :-)