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Re: Beware the 4.0

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Comkid wrote:Chrome 4 is also great :D

Also Adobe's CS4 products are really good and better than the CS3 :D
Fair point.
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I think that any amount of superstition regarding numbers is a bit insane and really has no place in software versioning ;) 4 is the next logical progression from the current version (3), and I see no reason at all why it won't work.
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Really? You think? And here I was just working my self up to be superstitious about it. You’ve dashed all my... fears. :(
I’m sure glad you pointed that all out, what would we have done!
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Highway of Life wrote:Really? You think? And here I was just working my self up to be superstitious about it. You’ve dashed all my... fears. :(
I’m sure glad you pointed that all out, what would we have done!
Your sarcasm is not appreciated, David. Though the original post was tongue-in-cheek, further posts in this topic has indeed suggested the departure from traditional versioning for various reasons, hence my response.
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Aside from this post which is another matter and off topic, it’s mostly a big joke. :)
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Highway of Life wrote:Aside from this post which is another matter and off topic, it’s mostly a big joke. :)
Yes, I agree with the principals of code reader's point.

Numbers alone mean nothing, but they are never used alone - they are symbolic in what they represent in life. How they interact with each other is also symbolic. But in terms of software design, we should only plan to make version 4 better than 3, as 3 was better than 2, and as 5 should be better than 4. Alternatively, make 4 for a different platform, or make 5 for a different platform, but that's not the goal at the moment.
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Comkid wrote:Chrome 4 is also great :D

Also Adobe's CS4 products are really good and better than the CS3 :D
Ever used CS4 for mac? It's awful. But then again, all adobes products for mac are awful :)

I don't think the numbering system should be changed just to avoid the number 4.

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Indeed, this is becoming superstition like about number 13.
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AlbertPool wrote:Indeed, this is becoming superstition like about number 13.
what do you mean "becoming"? the whole premise of this thread was superstitious from the very first post, no?
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Adobe's CS4 products are better than the CS3,Chrome 4 is great too. :D
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