[openssl-project] NEW: A proposal for an updated OpenSSL version scheme (v3.0-dev)

Dr. Matthias St. Pierre Matthias.St.Pierre at ncp-e.com
Mon Sep 24 16:09:07 UTC 2018

> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: openssl-project <openssl-project-bounces at openssl.org> Im Auftrag von Richard Levitte
> Gesendet: Montag, 24. September 2018 17:41
> An: openssl-project at openssl.org
> Betreff: [openssl-project] NEW: A proposal for an updated OpenSSL version scheme (v3.0-dev)
> Following the discussion that we had on the previous documents and on
> all the input I got, I created a new version (v3.0-dev) for this proposal:
> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1p6l7VYn176JKzOtERdp9OG0HcyhnJZnVdRLD07L_1wE/
> It's written from the point of view that the comment in opensslv.h and
> the documentation in OPENSSL_VERSION_NUMBER.pod are correct as to what
> the components in the version number are, and that we simply didn't do
> as the docs said since 1.0.0.  So the idea is to simply reset, and
> then synthesize the value of existing macros (especially
> OPENSSL_VERSION_NUMBER) to be safe to use as we have observed that
> users do.

I'm not sure about the implication of the new document v3 on the two proposals from document v2.
Does it mean you dropped your own proposal in favour of Tim's proposal? Or will there be two competing
proposals, each described in its own document?


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