[m-dev.] release version numbers

Peter Wang novalazy at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 11:38:54 AEDT 2010

On 2010-02-03, Ian MacLarty <maclarty at csse.unimelb.edu.au> wrote:
> Hi,
> Julien and I were discussing removing the "0." from the release
> versions, so the next release would be 14 instead of 0.14.  From MC's
> point of view it'd help when trying to sell software written in
> Mercury, as the 0. versions make it seem like Mercury is "not quite
> ready", which in reality is not the case.
> How does the rest of the team feel about this proposal?

How about 1.14.0, 1.15.0, ...?  This would continue the current release
numbering except that the first digit indicates that the language and
implementation is mature.  If there is a big language change in the
future then we can go to 2.y.z.

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