[Lazarus] Lazarus trunk version number

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Fri Jun 30 14:04:09 CEST 2023

On Fri, 30 Jun 2023, Martin Frb via lazarus wrote:

> On 30/06/2023 13:27, Martin Frb via lazarus wrote:
>> But, there was no need (anymore) to reserve 2 digits for major releases. 
>> When 1.0 was released there was no need for further major releases to be 
>> 1.2 instead of 2.0.
> I forgot to add the explanation for "anymore"
> Prior to 1.0 the minor and patch numbers were used: 0.minor.patch
> But therefore the "major" number was not used (always 0).
> Since Lazarus became stable, the major number became 1 and it became 
> available for use. Yet - without perceivable need - minor and patch were kept 
> in used too. Making it 3 digits to be used. When only 2 were needed.

So basically you did a shift left of the version number ?


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