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> Does it make sense to change the build versionning of SvarDOS releases?I don't care too much about this. If you want to change it, just do it. Yes, YYYYMMDD is long, but you don't need an explanation to understand it. You could also just apply the versioning system from SvarCOM, SvarDOS More, or SVED: 2024.6
> we do not need the capacity of making daily (public) releasesLast days showed up different, right? ;-)
> Just a summary of essential changes:[snip] Thanks for this list! :-) I was too lazy yesterday and wanted to wait until a visitor probably complains about the missing list.
> Last days showed up different, right? ;-)True, but I think it was a pathological situation :-P A side effect of a weekly versioning would be actually enforcing some waiting time before going public. That's probably a good side effect. I will think about it, no need to rush it. Mateusz
> A side effect of a weekly versioning would be actually enforcing some waiting time before going public. That's probably a good side effect.If we use this time for testing "internally", yes. :-)
> I will think about it, no need to rush it.+1
> The next major release after LibreOffice 7.6 will be LibreOffice 24.2 (February), which will be followed by LibreOffice 24.8 (August)Source: https://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/libreoffice/2023-May/090403.html
> In my experience most 8088 bioses are limited to 720K.but Xi8088's BIOS supports 1.44MB floppies. https://github.com/skiselev/8088_bios ... hmm, it turns out with newer BIOS it seems to work now.
> ... hmm, it turns out with newer BIOS it seems to work now.I reproduced this issue by using 86Box and the 86box romset version 3.11, selecting the emulated machine to be "xi8088" and first floppy drive set to 1.44M. The boot failure is not specific to SvarDOS, though - a vanilla FreeDOS boot floppy was also unable to boot. Then I upgraded the xi8088 BIOS which was version 0.9.4 from 2017 and I replaced it with the version 1.0.0 ("bios-micro8088-noide.rom") from there: https://github.com/skiselev/8088_bios/releases/tag/v1.0.0 With this new BIOS the machine was able to boot from the 1.44M floppy without any issues. So I think it's safe to assume this was caused by a BIOS glitch. Mateusz