Actually there was...
Posted May 24, 2011 6:47 UTC (Tue) by khim
In reply to: No 2.7 ?
Parent article: 2.8.0?
But I suppose something similar happened between IPv4 and IPv6, there never was a genuine v5.
Yes and no. IPv5 was fringe experimental protocol (and it was not actually called IPv5 but it's authors), but it still took the slot. There are nothing to do this for Linux: AFAICS 2.7 was never used by anyone.
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