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[YYYY].[MM].[DD].[hh][mm] vs. [major].[minor].[revision] [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What “version naming convention” do you use? I am currently debating between the traditional versioning convention [major].[minor].[revision] and my own, almost ...
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What is your application versioning strategy? [duplicate]

I would be interested to get the SO community's opinions on the best application versioning strategy. My questions: How do you keep track of your application's version number? Do you have a formal ...
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How do you version your files (Version Numbers) [duplicate]

I wonder how do you decide on the version number of your apps, do you really record down all changes made (for a change log)? Then how will you decide how to increment the version number. eg. +0.0.1 ...
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How to manage/control software versions? [duplicate]

I'm facing a problem to create a version control outline for several already existing software parts for my company. Until now no one - expect for the developers - knows that there are different ...
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Date as software version number

Software developers don't typically use date as version number, though YYYYMMDD format (or its variances) looks solid enough to use. Is there anything wrong with that scheme? Or does it apply to ...
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When do you change your major/minor/patch version number?

Possible Duplicate: What “version naming convention” do you use? Do you change your major/minor/patch version numbers right before you release or right after? Example: You just ...
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How do early version numbers work for new products?

I'm currently writing a small desktop application for a friend, but I'm doing it primarily as a learning experience for myself. In the spirit of getting educated and doing things The Right Way, I want ...
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What is the etiquette of renaming an open source fork?

I want to fork on Github the TestNG java testing framework (Apache 2 license) so I can add/change some minor things to suit my needs. It's unlikely that all of my changes would be approved in the ...
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What is the logic for setting the version numbers in an app?

I would like to know what's the logic for setting the versions in an application that you're developing? I mean from 1.0 to 1.1 or 1.7 to 2.0
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Are there any drawbacks to the Major.Minor.YMDD.Build version strategy?

I'm trying to come up with a good version strategy to fit our specific needs. We've proposed settling on this and I wanted to ask the question to see if anyone's experience would suggest avoiding this ...
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What does it mean Public API in the Semantic Versioning Specification

All,We need a convention to assign a version number for our product. After I research. I found this post answer my question. And it lead me to the http://semver.org/, The Semantic Versioning ...
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