RFH: GPLv3

David Edelsohn dje@watson.ibm.com
Thu Jul 12 17:16:00 GMT 2007


>>>>> Ian Lance Taylor writes:

Ian> Samba is simply bumping to 3.2.0.  They aren't moving from 3.0.26 to
Ian> 3.2.27.

Ian> If you want to release gcc 4.2.2, and then release gcc 4.3.0 from the
Ian> gcc 4.2 branch, and make mainline gcc the eventual gcc 4.4.0, I'm on
Ian> board with that.  That is easy enough to understand and not too
Ian> difficult to implement.  What I'm disagreeing with is moving from gcc
Ian> 4.2.2 to gcc 4.3.3.

	I agree.

	Let me try to stop some confusion and accusations right here.  RMS
*did not* request or specify GCC 4.3.3 following GCC 4.2.2.  That was a
proposal from a member of the GCC SC.  The numbering of the first GPLv3
release was not a requirement from RMS or the FSF.

David



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