[ntp:hackers] post-4.2.1

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.isc.org
Tue Mar 14 21:39:24 UTC 2006

> Harlan Stenn wrote:
> >> Just as a reminder. Last May we agreed that 4.2.1 would be the final
> >> K&R release and that henceforth, ANSI C would be required.

> > Hmmm, I was shooting for a bump in the "minor" release number for that
> > change, which would put this in for 4.3.0, but I'm open to discussion
> > about that.

> Well, the last message in the thread last May was from Danny and said:

>  >I agree. We can make the 4.2.1 release the final non-Ansi C standard
>  >release.

> You did not object at that time. In fact, your last message in the
> thread seemed very supportive of the change, noting that it was a
> burden to the project to continue to support K&R.

OK, if there is no objection it works for me.

> If we wait for 4.3, how long would that be? Or could we just stipulate
> that 4.3 would be the next release?

We have things in the queue for what has been called 4.2.2 and one
listed for 4.3.0.  If we get them all done and call it 4.3.0 I don't

I remain open to discussion about these items.


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