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From Rob Allen <>
Subject Re: time for next OpenWhisk release wave?
Date Tue, 08 Jan 2019 07:55:09 GMT

This sounds good to me.

I particularly like the idea of a year.month version number for the overall distribution as
it works well with each component having its own release numbering. 



> On 7 Jan 2019, at 21:55, David P Grove <> wrote:
> I would like to see us push out a consolidated next release in the near
> future (by end of January?).  I'd also like to see us attempt to establish
> a regular cadence of such consolidated releases (perhaps quarterly?).
> We would start this release from the leaves of our dependency tree and work
> up:
> 	1) release all action runtimes that have changed since their last
> Apache release.
> 	2) release cli tooling
> 	3) release event providers
> 	4) release core system (with pinned versions of runtimes, cli, and
> providers)
> 	5) release packaging projects (kube-deploy, dev-tools, etc.) with
> pinned versions of entire system.
> I would also like to propose that although we keep semantic versioning of
> the sub-packages (openwhisk-runtime-java-x.y.z, openwhisk-cli-a.b.c, etc),
> that we adopt a date-based version number for the consolidate uber-release
> (eg OpenWhisk 19.01 if we actually manage to get this all out in January).
> Opinions?
> --dave

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