On Jul 13, 4:37=A0pm, Suraj Kurapati <sun... / gmail.com> wrote:
> Bernard Lambeau wrote in post #1010469:
>
> > # 0.9.1 / 2011.07.13
> > * Non backward-compatible changes to public APIs
>
> According to the RubyGems Rational Versioning Policy[1], when a
> release contains non-backward-compatible changes, its major version
> number should be increased. =A0So this release should really be 1.0.0!
>
> Please be aware of this convention and help to spread it within the
> Ruby community, because recently some high-profile libraries[2] made
> the same version numbering mistake and made trouble for their users.
>
> Thanks for your consideration.

It's not true for 0.x releases --in which case the second number
represents major changes.