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Semantic versioning is not, AFAIK, an official standard (by some organization like ISO). But they are so many of them that we cannot be sure (and I certainly do not know most of ISO standards). And some software do not use it. For example, Frama-C is releasing versions which are named after chemical element (e.g. Beryllium; But Magnesium was released in ...


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What benefits brings Java-9 over your current Java-8 version ? I mean to the person using your library. Deploying two concurrent version of the same library has a LOT of downsides. Do you need to keep the API compatible between the two ? you will also have to maintain the code twice, fix the bugs twice as inevitably the code will bear some difference. ...


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Don't. You didn't explain in your question why you want to do this but it is probably a bad idea. I think that whatever usecase you are thinking of, it is probably better to handle it a different way. If you really want to map version numbers to integers and have them be unique and in order you must know how many digits each part of the version ...



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