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From Gintautas Grigelionis <g.grigelio...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Ivy - Proposal for reviving the project and moving towards a release
Date Thu, 22 Dec 2016 19:57:55 GMT
Is the version number agreed upon? For IvyDE builds think the latest
version of Ivy is 2.5.0.alpha_20161213000915

Gintas

2016-12-15 17:53 GMT+01:00 Matt Sicker <boards@gmail.com>:

> I'd definitely agree with the consistency principle.
>
> On 15 December 2016 at 01:38, Stefan Bodewig <bodewig@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > On 2016-12-14, Matt Sicker wrote:
> >
> > > When it comes to version numbers, I'm more concerned about following
> > > semantic versioning than whether or not it's a major release. Bugfixes
> > > warrant micro version updates, while new features warrant minor version
> > > updates (and backward incompatible API changes are for the major
> > version).
> >
> > I'm not sure how Ivy has decided on its version numbers in the past, but
> > for Ant we've never followed semantic versioning that strictly. In
> > particular we've created lots of micro releases that contained new
> > features and most of the time created minor versions when we changed JDK
> > requirements. In a sense we've shifted semantic versioning to the right
> > and never created major releases (and neither pure bugfix releases),
> > maybe because Ant2 could bring up some ghosts of the far past. :-)
> >
> > As much as I like semantic versioning (and use it in other projects),
> > I'd prefer to stay consistent with the way versions have been used in
> > prior releases.
> >
> > Stefan
> >
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> Matt Sicker <boards@gmail.com>
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