Why does PwnageTool have a version number that...

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by Sparky9292, Feb 2, 2010.

  1. Sparky9292 macrumors 6502a

    Aug 1, 2004
    Why does PwnageTool have a version number that is very close to the OS version number but off by one?

    Why not called it version 24 or something to avoid confusion?
  2. thelatinist macrumors 603


    Aug 15, 2009
    Connecticut, USA
    I'm sure it was done just to confuse you. Couldn't possibly have anything to do with the fact that it's the third version of PT, first minor revision, fourth bugfix release.
  3. dhlizard macrumors G4


    Mar 16, 2009
    The Jailbreak Community
    For the same reason that Redsn0w is 0.9.2

    Version before was 0.8

    As thelatinest stated, software is numbered sequentially.

    You are making an improper assumption that the DevTeam is trying to mirror or in any way match Apple's firmware numbering.
  4. NathanA macrumors 6502a

    Feb 9, 2008
    As others have already pointed out (even implicitly), it's just a coincidence that the PwnageTool version numbers are as close to the OS releases they target as they are.

    -- Nathan

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