Version numbering post 1.0

Vincent Ladeuil v.ladeuil+lp at
Wed Aug 29 07:43:32 BST 2007

>>>>> "Ian" == Ian Clatworthy <ian.clatworthy at> writes:


    Ian> In the spirit of giving everyone a suggestion to enjoy shooting down,
    Ian> :-) here's a suggestion for post 1.0:

In the spirit of the more ideas thrown the better the right solution emerges:

    Ian> 1. We use a 3 level scheme x.y.z


x = year
y = month
z = day


Joke aside, I think there is some value in using the year as
major version number (especially since we are past the y2k
problems :), it gives clear indications about the "freshness" of
the version used and its stability.

'y' can be kept for our "roughly monthly" release and 'z' used
for releases candidates or bugfixes releases (as we do now).

So my proposal is really to start at 7.0 when we feel ready for

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