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The ESC agreed that the version after 7.6.x will be 24.2.0 - 24.2.7.

On 5/30/23 7:57 AM, Justin Luth wrote:

On 5/30/23 5:28 AM, Italo Vignoli wrote:
We will announce the change explaining in detail what will happen in
the interim period (i.e. when we will have the 2024.2 and the 7.6

Italo, you have now communicated two different names for the "new"
process. Originally you said it was "24.2", but here you have noted it
as 2024.2. Please clarify.
Since marketing indicated that "The one that fits best development: 24.2
or 2024.2 are the same for marketing", the ESC today agreed to
specifically go with 24.2 for the new numbering scheme.

ESC minutes recapped here:

     + marketing clarified that the next version number is 24.2 (or 2024.2) (Justin)
       + "The one that fits best development: 24.2 or 2024.2 are the same for marketing"

     -suggest NOT 2024.2 (either 2024.02 or 24.(0)2 (date-hints are always 2 digit)
     -suggest 24.2.0 - 24.2.7 as first stated/hinted at by marketing (Justin)
         -safe: no need to require LO or external scripts to handle zero-padded versions.

       - concerned about dropping "20" from the "2024" (Stephan)
         - jumping from 99 to 2100 would be a possibility

       - 2024.2 is easier to recognize (Heiko)

       - 24 internally, 2024 externally? (Hossein)
         - important point: date-based (Cloph)

       - wonder if it'll be always releasing in February / August (Xisco)
         - don't think it'll be that confusing (Cloph)
         - the version label will reflect the change, if needed
         - main reason is to avoid finding arguments for version bump, made up, after the fact

       - was it considered to just always increment the major version like Firefox / Chrome does 
it? (Khaled)
         - would avoid completely switching
         - was considered, but rejected: would not provide any benefit compared to randomly bumping 
the major version (Cloph)
         - just increasing major version would also follow some projects (Michael S)

       - difference vs Firefox / Chrome (Thorsten)
         - nobody cares about the version anymore, due to auto-update

       - technically, 2024.2 is possible? (Hossein)
         - 2024.1, 2024.a or .b?
           - 2024 would be possible, but would prefer 24 (Cloph)
           - letters are harder (think of app stores)
           - not great to use different internal / external versions

       - x.y as major had the opportunity to make big noise about a release (Olivier)
       => go with 24.2 / 24.8 (all)

     AI: get back to Italo with this (Justin)

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