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From "David E. Wheeler" <>
Subject Re: [lucy-dev] Timing for updating version numbers
Date Sun, 04 Mar 2012 00:33:42 GMT
On Mar 3, 2012, at 12:15 PM, Marvin Humphrey wrote:

> We've been updating version numbers just prior to release, but updating just
> after seems better.  The only consequence for us is that our checkouts would
> claim to be the next release rather than an earlier one: trunk right now would
> claim to be 0.4.0 (rather than 0.3.0), and the 0.3 branch would claim to be
> 0.3.1.

Some folks increment to an interim number in between, going to something like 0.003000_1 just
after release, and then go to the full 0.003001 just before release.

> If nobody objects, I'll claim lazy consensus and make the necessary mods to
> devel/bin/

Note that I’ve already made a change to devel/bin/update_version.


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