Thanks for the tip.

I've already made version policy clearer in README.

From now on, I'll add a note about SemVer and current status
in annoucements,  that a brilliant idea :-)

B

On Wed, Jul 13, 2011 at 11:14 PM, Phillip Gawlowski <
cmdjackryan / googlemail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 13, 2011 at 11:02 PM, Bernard Lambeau <blambeau / gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > As stated in the README, Alf actually follows SemVer (I must
> > add that having to increase the major number immediately after
> > birthday looks very difficult in practice).
>
> I'd make it clear in your announcements that you follow SemVer. Makes
> it easier for us po' folk to see what level of changes a given release
> brings with it at a glance. :)
>
> Further, it all depends on how you define "birthday". Ideally, the
> first public release (the "birthday to the rest of the world") is
> 1.0.0, making this whole issue moot.
>
> Otherwise, I'd jsut tag the first public released of an unfinished gem
> as 0.1.0, and go from there.
>
> > Now that I know this
> > subtle distinction, I'll check if I can follow RRV more strictly in
> > the future...
>
> If you already picked SemVer, stick with it. In the end, RRV and
> SemVer are similar enough that your releases follow RRV and SemVer at
> once, once you hit the Big One.
>
> > Did rubgems itself has followed RRV in the last few months ??
>
> AFAIK, the policy is a result of the recent deprecation hubbub, thus
> RubyGems should follow this policy from now on. If it does, well,
> we'll see that when the releases come rolling in. I have to say,
> though, that I'm sure Evan Phoenix as release manager will be a
> stickler for these rules. :)
>
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>
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