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From Ted Zlatanov <>
Subject Re: API versioning
Date Wed, 06 Jan 2010 21:36:35 GMT
On Wed, 06 Jan 2010 14:23:38 -0600 Eric Evans <> wrote: 

EE> I'd like to propose a change to the way we version our API.

EE> Currently, we publish a version string via the thrift method
EE> get_string_property("version"). This version string always moves in
EE> lock-step with the current release, i.e. 0.4.0-beta2, 0.5.0-rc3, etc.

EE> I propose that we return a string composed of joining two integers with
EE> a ".", where the integers represent a major and minor respectively. The
EE> rules for incrementing these would be simple:

Wonderful idea.


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