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[joomla] Joomla 2.5 beta v.1 is available for download

Scott Wolpow scott at wolpow.com
Sun Dec 25 09:25:32 EST 2011


We may understand this,  the biggest problem is the paying client.
They do not get it.
I had clients who wanted to update to 1.7 from 1.5.
Now they want to know where 2.0 is.

Why re-invent  methods.
The odd-even works.

ie 2.0 is unstable, 2.1 is stable.

Easy to explain, easy to remember.
SW

On 12/25/2011 7:55 AM, Helvécio da Silva wrote:
> In case you haven't seen this, there's a discussion about 2.5 Beta in 
> the forum:
>
> http://forum.joomla.org/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=683588 
> <http://forum.joomla.org/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=683588>
>
> Regarding the version numbers, I came across this video where Ron 
> Severdia of the Production Leadership Team explains it.
>
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCrbPZpek3s
>
> Merry Christmas
> Happy Chanukah
>
> 2011/12/23 Donna Marie Vincent <donnamarievincent at yahoo.com 
> <mailto:donnamarievincent at yahoo.com>>
>
>     1.6 and 1.7 were transitional versions to 1.8.
>
>     1.8 is now being called 2.5 because the numbering was off since
>     1.5 which should have been 2.0.
>
>     Sent from my iPhone
>
>     On Dec 22, 2011, at 10:38 PM, Scott Wolpow <scott at wolpow.com
>     <mailto:scott at wolpow.com>> wrote:
>
>     > They have decided to go with a random number version system. :)
>     >
>     > It is the goal to catch up to the correct number which should be
>     Joomla 4.0
>     >
>     > Joomla 1.x is 1
>     > 1.5 should have been 2
>     > 1.6 should have been 3
>     > Just my opinion.
>     >
>     > SW
>     >
>     > On 12/22/2011 10:33 PM, Chris French wrote:
>     >> What is up with the large jump in version number?
>     >> On Dec 22, 2011, at 5:26 PM, Helvécio da Silva wrote:
>     >>
>     >>> Installed it locally. Sounds promising. No problems so far.
>     Things are
>     >>> going smooth. Loved the new smart search feature!
>     >>>
>     >>> 2011/12/22 Scott Wolpow<scott at wolpow.com
>     <mailto:scott at wolpow.com>>:
>     >>>> And the Unified Content Model from eBay is also available.
>     >>>>
>     >>>> https://github.com/eBaySF/joomla-platform
>     >>>>
>     >>>>
>     >>>> On 12/22/2011 6:54 PM, Stephen Britton wrote:
>     >>>>
>     >>>> Hi Gang,
>     >>>>
>     >>>> The long awaited, Joomla 2.5 beta version 1 is now available
>     for download.
>     >>>>
>     http://www.joomla.org/announcements/release-news/5397-joomla-25-beta1-released.html
>     >>>>
>     >>>> Keep in mind that this version is just for testing and not
>     yet ready for
>     >>>> actual website building.
>     >>>>
>     >>>> Looks like there are a lot of goodies in the new version. We
>     owe the long
>     >>>> list of programmers many thanks. On the site, you will see
>     information on
>     >>>> how you can help with testing.
>     >>>>
>     >>>> Hopefully, you will make some time to install it locally and
>     see how it
>     >>>> works.
>     >>>>
>     >>>> Wishing everyone Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas and Happy
>     Hanukkah!
>     >>>>
>     >>>> All best,
>     >>>>
>     >>>> Steve
>     >>>>
>     >>>> --
>     >>>> Stephen Britton
>     >>>> Technology Consultant
>     >>>> sbritton at gmail.com <mailto:sbritton at gmail.com>
>     >>>> Twitter: @StephenBritton
>     >>>> ph: 914-661-0040 <tel:914-661-0040>
>     >>>>
>     >>>> "Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating
>     yourself." -
>     >>>> George Bernard Shaw
>     >>>>
>     >>>>
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