[erlang-questions] what does the "B" in R12B means?

Raymond Xiong Raymond.Xiong@REDACTED
Sun Mar 2 08:33:28 CET 2008

On 03/02/08, Michael T. Richter wrote:
> > I am creating a package for Erlang. I wonder which is a better
> > directory name to install it, /usr/erlang/R12, or /usr/erlang/R12B?
> > I had thought "B" in R12B was minor release number so I perfed
> > to use /usr/erlang/R12, but is there ever a R12A or R12 release?
> > I googled them but didn't find. 
> I'm guessing "R12B1" means "Revision 12, Build 1" or the like.

No, I don't think so. Below is from Erlang FAQ:

   R11B-4:  Release 11B, patchlevel 4

But I am not sure what "B" means. Can I interpret "R11B" as
"Release 11 Revision B"? 


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