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From David Jencks <david_jen...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Yoko version... (WAS: RE: Steps for hitting a Milestone release (WAS: RE: Milestone release))
Date Tue, 13 Jun 2006 01:10:38 GMT

On Jun 12, 2006, at 5:48 PM, Daniel Kulp wrote:

>
> David,
>
>> I assume this is maven2 we're talking about...
>>
>> My understanding is that
>>
>> x.y.z-alphabetic
>> precedes
>> x.y.z
>> which precedes
>> x.y.z-numeric
>
> Is this documented someplace?


I'm not sure I'm entirely accurate here, however I'm sure that x.y.z- 
incubating is before x.y.z

  This is discussed in "Better builds with maven" page 59.

thanks
david jencks


>   I went thought most of the "mini guides" on
> the maven website and didn't see anything which is why I raised the  
> concern.
> I'd rather not rely on undocumented behavior that just happens to  
> do what we
> want.   Then again, much of maven's behavior falls into that  
> category.  :-(
> (honestly, I LIKE maven, but sometimes, all you can do is just  
> shake your
> head and wonder.....)
>
>
>> Thus 1.0-SNAPSHOT is before 1.0, and build 1 (1.0-1) is after 1.0.
>
> SNAPSHOT's are special cases as you need to explicitly enable  
> them.  My
> understanding is the -SNAPHOST tail is treated completely special  
> so that
> they can be completely turned off, the release plugin can "flag"  
> them, etc...
>
>
>>>> My suggestion is to just play it safe and make sure the first
>>>> "#.#" is there
>>>> and is incremented in some fassion for each release.
>>>
>>> So, its sounds like going with your suggestion is a better idea.
>>> i.e 0.1-incubating-M1
>>>
>>> Any objections to this change?
>>
>> If this contains pretty much the intended feature set for 1.0, I'd go
>> with 1.0-incubating-M1.  If there's enormous missing functionality,
>> 0.1-incubating-M1 seems more appropriate.  I was under the impression
>> that the former was more accurate :-)
>
> Ok, how about 0.9-incubating-M1?  :-)
>
>
> -- 
> J. Daniel Kulp
> Principal Engineer
> IONA
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