Change LyX release numbering to Semantic Versioning

Jean-Marc Lasgouttes lasgouttes at
Mon Jan 11 21:06:27 UTC 2021

Le 11/01/2021 à 21:59, José Abílio Matos a écrit :
> Today in the virtual meeting we discussed several of the issues 
> regarding the next major version for the stable release.
> I am proposing here to change to a Semantic Versioning scheme. This can 
> is best described here:
> <>
> So I am proposing for the next version to be 3.0.0.
> The stable bug fix releases for this series would be 3.1.0, 3.2.0,...
 > If, for instance, there is a problem in the stable version 3.2.0 then we
 > can immediately release version 3.2.1.

I would prefer to ignore the last 0 be default, since the sub-releases 
are rare.

Thus: 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.2.1

I do not like extra numbers that almost never move.

And it makes parsing of version number more interesting.


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