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From Jörg Schaible <Joerg.Schai...@Elsag-Solutions.com>
Subject RE: [Studio] Renaming 1.1.0 branch to 1.1.x
Date Mon, 28 Apr 2008 06:51:52 GMT
Hi David,

David Jencks wrote:

[snip]

> Another strategy is to name it 1.1, and have the version either stay
> at 1.1-SNAPSHOT (till the end of time) 

not the best idea, since 1.1-SNAPSHOT means implicitly 1.1.0-SNAPSHOT. If Maven has to resolve
a transitive dep and one has 1.1-SNAPSHOT and the other one is e.g. 1.1.1 the latter will
win. I.e. even if you already working towards release 1.1.42, 1.1.1 will stil be selected.
Learned this the hard way too ;-)

> or 1.1.1-SNAPSHOT and
> update it
> after every release.

Therefore this is the better solution.

[snip]

Just my 2c,
Jörg

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