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Bug 230509 - Inconsistent reference to RHEL 4.5 versus RHEL 4 update 5
Summary: Inconsistent reference to RHEL 4.5 versus RHEL 4 update 5
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Documentation
Version: 4.5
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
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Assignee: Don Domingo
QA Contact: John Ha
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-03-01 03:48 UTC by Riaan van Niekerk
Modified: 2014-08-04 22:17 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-01-21 02:19:25 UTC
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Description Riaan van Niekerk 2007-03-01 03:48:51 UTC
Many pages on the RH web site use the new naming convention, e.g. 4.5 in

Many pages still use the old naming convention, e.g. 4 Update 5:

Will these terms be interchangeable for the short to medium term, or should the 
new convention be followed consistently throughout? (the former is causing some 
confusion with my customers)

Comment 2 Michael Hideo 2007-10-23 02:45:05 UTC
Removing automation notification

Comment 3 Don Domingo 2008-01-21 02:19:25 UTC
moving forward, the correct naming convention should be purely numeral, e.g. Red
Hat Enterprise Linux 4.5.0.

all post-RHEL5 documentation use this now. if there are any outstanding
documentation (except for release notes) that still use the incorrect convention
(RHEL 4 Update 5) they should be reported as bugs.

closing this bug out. sorry for the delay.

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