Quote Originally Posted by droidhacker View Post
I think its because stoopid people associate big number jumps with dramatic changes.
Or maybe it's because carying one extra digit that never changes doesn't make any sense whatsoever. I'm personally fond of the udev/system release numbering. There's only one that is used for bugfix, minor and major releases with no useless decimals or any other clutter. Currently it's at 188.