[xmlsec] versioning and library naming policies

Doug Royer Doug at Royer.com
Wed Apr 2 09:09:07 PST 2003

Rich Salz wrote:
>>Are you really prepared to increment N every time a function signature is
>>changed, a public structure is changed, or the semantics of the API
>>is changed?
> Makes sense to me.

I agree. It is a common convention.

>>  This rule must be applied to every release you make, development, stable, or
> Disagree.  You can change N when you start an incompatible branch, not
> during development.

And as the library is out for a longer amount of time the number
of incompatible changes tend to go down.


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