The Amazing World of Version Numbers

#Computers

Thu, Jul 23rd, 2009 07:49 by capnasty NEWS

In theory, software version numbers should be about as scintillating as as serial numbers, house numbers, channel numbers, or Vehicle Identification Numbers. You don?t much more mundane than the practice of keeping track of a software package?s major and minor editions by assigning decimal numbers to them.

Except... version numbers long ago stopped being version numbers.

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