Date: prev next · Thread: first prev next last
2010 Archives by date, by thread · List index

Well, it SAYS that it's beta. I still don't recommend anyone using beta software on a "production machine"...the beta build numbers usually have something "less than" the actual final version number...hence the 3.2.99 major...and the .2 for (beta 2)

On 10/26/2010 08:48 AM, Michel Gagnon wrote:
Is it possible to write the version number in a way that is understandable by mere mortals?

For example, current version of LibreOffice is called 3.3.0beta2 on the website. Yet, when I open "About LibreOffice", I see LibreOffice3.3.0 -- OOO330m9 (Build:1) libreoffice-build

Nothing tells me whether I have the final version, a preliminary version, a nightly build or...

I know I am able to find the proper information, but think about my mother, or think about me, when I want to update my colleagues' computers and can't easily see what version they have.


Computers are not intelligent.  They only think they are.

E-mail to for instructions on how to unsubscribe
List archives are available at
All messages you send to this list will be publicly archived and cannot be deleted


Privacy Policy | Impressum (Legal Info) | Copyright information: Unless otherwise specified, all text and images on this website are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. This does not include the source code of LibreOffice, which is licensed under the Mozilla Public License (MPLv2). "LibreOffice" and "The Document Foundation" are registered trademarks of their corresponding registered owners or are in actual use as trademarks in one or more countries. Their respective logos and icons are also subject to international copyright laws. Use thereof is explained in our trademark policy.