[openssl-project] A proposal for an updated OpenSSL version scheme (v2)

Matthias St. Pierre Matthias.St.Pierre at ncp-e.com
Fri Sep 21 15:34:04 UTC 2018

On 21.09.2018 17:27, Tim Hudson wrote:
> We cannot remove the current major version number - as that concept exists and we have used it all along. 
> We don't just get to tell our users for the last 20+ years what we called the major version (which was 0 for the first half and 1 for the second half) doesn't exist.

There has been a famous precedent in history though:  Java dropped the "1." prefix when going from "1.4" to "5.0"


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