- Version numbers shouldn't go too high, else it seems like the product has many problems that are fixed with every version. Microsoft marketing seems to think this way, Adobe doesnt.
- Certain version numbers convey better software than others. Point-oh releases are a case in point, but odd numbers convey instability.
- Your version numbers should be higher than your competitors' to signify a better product.
Sunday, June 12, 2005
Interesting article about the inconsistencies in version numbering conventions in open source software. I have heard a lot of marketing-speak about version numbering theories. Here are a few: