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actually, if you are doing continuous improvement on a codebase, either everything is a major release or nothing is a major release.
Mozilla went one direction (a single number), Linus went a different direction (everything is a minor release, until he decides the numbers are too large)
In any case, the idea that major releases need more testing than minor releases (which is the basis of the "IT user" complaints) is false to begin with.
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