[CentOS] [CentOS-announce] Release for CentOS Linux 8 (1911)

Thu Jan 16 22:08:12 UTC 2020
Peter <peter at pajamian.dhs.org>

On 17/01/20 8:06 am, Lamar Owen wrote:
> On 1/16/20 6:49 AM, Peter wrote:
>> On 16/01/20 4:14 am, Brian Stinson wrote:
>>> Release for CentOS Linux 8 (1911)
>>> We are pleased to announce the general availability of CentOS Linux 8.
>> CentOS 8 was released in September 2019.  Don't you mean 8.1?
> No, they mean CentOS 8 (1911).  This was hashed to death back in early 
> CentOS 7 days, so shouldn't need rehashing again......

No, the hashing ove back then had nothing to do with dropping the minor 
release number.  Doing that now is just making things way too confusing.

Back then the vast majority of the community showed disapproval for even 
that new naming scheme, but the wishes of the community were ignored and 
the new naming scheme went ahead anyways.  I doubt anything different 
will happen now.

> Yeah, I know most people are going to call it 8.1,

That's because it *is* 8.1 and calling it 8 (1911) is just confusing and