Re: Newer or later?

Subject: Re: Newer or later?
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: Jim Witkin <jameswitkin -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2014 12:19:26 -0800

I'd use "higher," because I've actually seen companies release a v3.0 for
some customers and then go back and do a v2.5 for others.

Gene Kim-Eng


On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 11:42 AM, Jim Witkin <jameswitkin -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> Today I'm writing about updating firmware and got into this debate with one
> of the engineers. If you have firmware version 6.1, would you refer to this
> version as "newer" or "later" than version 6.0 or would you choose a
> different term.
>
> I'm trying to communicate that any version after release 6.0 will work. So
> which sentence is preferred?
>
> "Verify that the firmware version is 6.0 or newer."
> "Verify that the firmware version is 6.0 or later."
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