Change LyX release numbering to Semantic Versioning

Richard Kimberly Heck rikiheck at lyx.org
Mon Jan 11 21:18:17 UTC 2021


On 1/11/21 3:59 PM, José Abílio Matos wrote:
>
> 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:
>
> https://semver.org/ <https://semver.org/>
>
>
> 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.
>
>
> Since we our release schedule is every two years this will keep us in 
> low numbers for a long time.
>
>
> What do you think?
>
I would like to hear from Joel about this. Apparently, these numbers 
matter to some people.

Riki


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