[openssl-project] Release strategy updates

Matt Caswell matt at openssl.org
Mon Jan 14 15:21:24 UTC 2019

On 21/09/2018 14:19, Matt Caswell wrote:
> I am very concerned about stability of our API moving forwards. There
> are various discussions about changing the version number to 1.2.0 (or
> possibly 2.0.0) - which according to our versioning scheme would allow
> breaking changes. Whilst this is true I think we need to be very wary
> about "opening the flood gates" for breaking changes.
> The move from 1.0.x to 1.1.0 was hard on our users and we should avoid
> that again.
> With that in mind I have opened the following PR (based largely on
> wording suggested by Viktor):
> https://github.com/openssl/web/pull/82
> At the same time I have taken the opportunity to clean up some
> out-of-date stuff in the release strategy.
> This is independent of the semantic versioning discussion which may
> itself see further changes being made to the release strategy.
> Thoughts?
> Matt

A somewhat tardy follow up on this...I updated this PR with the latest comments
so please take a look.


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