[llvm-dev] What version comes after 3.9? (Was: [3.9 Release] Release plan and call for testers)

Dmitri Gribenko via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Fri Jun 24 17:43:19 PDT 2016

On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 4:41 PM, Hans Wennborg via llvm-dev
<llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> Richard suggested that since we do time-based rather than
> feature-based releases, the distinction between a release with or
> without major changes is arbitrary, and we should move to a scheme
> where we update the major version number on each release (4.0, 5.0,
> etc.) with minor releases in between (4.1, 5.1, ..).

If we are truly committed to doing time-based releases, we can switch
to time-based version numbers, Year.Month, for example, if we were to
release in June it would be 16.06.  We can use an extra digit for
minor releases.


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