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Re: [jakartaee-platform-dev] version numbers and release qualifiers


I glanced over the document and it looks good at first glance. One tiny nitpick, shouldn't the Jakarta names be used for the specs in the examples?

E.g. JSF -> Jakarta Faces?

Kind regards,

On Wed, Jan 15, 2020 at 10:34 PM Bill Shannon <bill.shannon@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I've updated our versioning spec [1] to reflect our recent decision to
use dot-dot version numbers for API jar files, e.g., of the form x.0.0.
Please let me know if you see any mistakes, especially in the OSGi rules.

Also, we need to decide what release qualifiers to recommend.  So far
we've been recommending these (where <number> is a sequence number):

-b<number>      - build
-m<number>      - milestone
-rc<number>     - release candidate

The pre-defined qualifier is "-SNAPSHOT", which raises the question as
to whether our qualifiers should be upper case as well.  I've mostly
seen lower case being used, which is why the document recommends lower
case, but I can see an argument for all qualifiers being upper case.


Once we come to a decision on this I'd like to send it to the PMC and
ask them to "bless" it as the recommendation for all EE4J and Jakarta EE


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