[gmx-developers] Plans for GROMACS 2016 release

Åke Sandgren ake.sandgren at hpc2n.umu.se
Thu Feb 4 14:29:22 CET 2016

If nothing else it makes it less prone to strange interpretations.
yyyymmdd is easy to interpret, yymmdd can be interpreted as mmddyy and 
in other strange ways.

It's still just a version number but...

On 02/04/2016 02:22 PM, Szilárd Páll wrote:
> Hi,
> I know my input on versionining was late (and I guess effectively
> invalid), but I'd still like to suggest reconsidering whether that
> "20" prefix is really needed; 16 carries the same information that
> IIRC the date-based versioning proponents wanted. Or is overflowing in
> 2099 is a concern? :)

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