[Opendnssec-develop] IXFR?

roy at nominet.org.uk roy at nominet.org.uk
Thu Apr 2 14:45:26 UTC 2009

Jelte Jansen wrote on 04/02/2009 04:16:24 PM:

> roy at nominet.org.uk wrote:
> > I normally don't pay much attention to the svn-mail. If I'd seen it,
> > probably 'bought' it completely, and might have congratulated Ben with
> > 1.0.0-beta1 release.
> >
> err, but that one doesn't appear to be a joke; there's a tarball which
> compiles and installs fine here :)

Oh, brilliant. Fooled twice.

> most comments they got was on the versioning scheme of openssl (and that
> one shouldn't release stuff on april 1st).
> Geoff Thorpe did have an april's fools joke about it;
> The choice of a 1.0 release is to clearly mark the fact that openssl is
> shifting to a common base platform, namely Java. Platform independence
> is going to make future development much easier, but represents a
> significant enough change to warrant the new major version. This
> decision has been driven by increasing demands to support as-yet
> unsupported platforms; primarily Amiga, Z80, Casiotone, and Windows.

*snif* Amiga, Z80, Casiotone, and Windows. Now that was really funny.


Roy Arends
Sr. Researcher
Nominet UK

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