|Stories||Versioning Nomenclature Kelly D. Chien 2008-05-07|
ne particular day while seated around the lunchroom table, we decided that we needed a better system for naming and tracking the various releases and bug fixes of our software suite. We had been using a simple sequential numbering system but it was difficult to correlate the meaningless numbers with major releases of the various features. We had thought that a system like V2.3.18 might work, but it seemed a bit dull and ordinary.
hen we were suddenly inspired by Ubuntu's naming scheme. Theirs seemed a bit on the happy side and slightly inappropriate for our current mood. Therefore we ended up creating this list for our needs, grabbing the next alphabetical name for each major release: