An impassioned plea on version numbers
peter.lawrey at gmail.com
Wed Sep 27 15:31:01 UTC 2017
It's worth noting the version is likely to be
I am not sure adding r1, r2 really helps. Perhaps a combination would work
This way the middle/major-ish version shows changes in the language and the
minor version show updates in the libraries/JSRs included.
On 27 September 2017 at 16:40, Andrew Haley <aph at redhat.com> wrote:
> On 22/09/17 19:04, Stephen Colebourne wrote:
> > I propose that versions should simply increase incrementally.
> > March 2018 - v10
> > September 2018 - v11
> > March 2019 - v12
> > September 2019 - v13
> I'd prefer 18r1, 18r2, 19r1, etc. 18.1 is OK, but too much like a
> "conventional" version number.
> Andrew Haley
> Java Platform Lead Engineer
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