What is a release?

Eric S. Raymond esr at thyrsus.com
Sat Mar 19 04:53:18 UTC 2016

Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net>:
> There are two types of releases.  I'll call them "big" and "little".  Does 
> anybody have suggestions for better terms?

I believe a generally accepted term for a littttle release is "point release".
I've often heard "major release" used as its opposite.
		<a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/">Eric S. Raymond</a>

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