An impassioned plea on version numbers

mark.reinhold at mark.reinhold at
Mon Sep 25 13:56:51 UTC 2017

2017/9/22 11:04:05 -0700, Stephen Colebourne <scolebourne at>:
> While I am super happy to see Java 9 released I remain strongly opposed to
> the proposed version number scheme from now on. Here is why:
> ...

Thanks for your impassioned plea.  You make some reasonable arguments.
I'll reply at length after JavaOne.

- Mark

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