Naming of GnuPG

Matt Kinni mkinni at
Sun Apr 20 03:16:08 CEST 2008

I find it very confusing.  In fact I don't know the difference between 
the two!

David Shaw wrote:
> On Apr 18, 2008, at 8:16 PM, Hideki Saito wrote:
>> Hello,
>> How will version number convention will continue, as there are 1.4.x and
>> 2.0.x lines concurrently running?
>> 1.4.x line will be evolving on its own separately from 2.0.x line, 
>> right?
>> Just curious, because now it is at 1.4.9 and 2.0.9...
> Not exactly evolving on its own.  1.4.x is not about to grow S/MIME 
> capabilities like 2.0.x, but some changes will certainly apply to both.
>>> From user's perspective, I think 1.4.x should be called something like
>> GnuPG Standalone, instead of having two different version numbers...
>> Well, I guess some programs go like 1.4.10, 2.0.10, etc., so this may
>> not be relevant at all!
> Do people find the 1.4.x / 2.0.x thing confusing?
> David
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