Jan Vroonhof <vroonhof(a)math.ethz.ch> writes in xemacs-beta(a)xemacs.org:
Andy Piper <andy(a)xemacs.org> writes:
> I have write access but I am loath to do it unless sanctioned by Steve.
Please do not change the version number. The version number isn't
intended to be changed by human hands and changing it manually will
blow away all the build scripts.
What harm could it do? Steve clearly intended to release the thing as
Actually, I didn't, sort of. Please see the archives. I originally
had it as non-beta and was pressured into turning it into a labeled
beta. The intent was to have a non-beta (which will require a code
patch) 21.1.x series released starting earlier this month. This
didn't work out.
Even if would have prefered the thing to have a patch level
just a minor annoyance compared to the current confusion. Steve
already said he doesn't have the time at the moment.
Right. Hopefully by next weekend (May 8/9) I'll be back in an
internet-connected development environment.
I think it is very brave of Charles to ask the question because he
the one all the windows user are going to pester for those nice
Charles and I are now on the record as talking you in to it.
Please do not change the version number. If you need a release with a
non-beta splash screen, it should be numbered 21.1.1 with the
beta-detection code fixed.