Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
Radsam

Version Number Format

Recommended Posts

Radsam

Hi,

Is there a standard that developers use when setting version numbers? I often see a version number with the following format "#.#.#.#". Could someone explain how this is used or point me in the right direction.

Thanks

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Blue_Drache

Hi,

Is there a standard that developers use when setting version numbers? I often see a version number with the following format "#.#.#.#". Could someone explain how this is used or point me in the right direction.

Thanks

<{POST_SNAPBACK}>

I think it's something like version.edition.???.build#

I just don't know what the third one is.

Version# changes = major code change

edition# changes = bugfix/minor code tweak

???# changes = ???

build# changes = used mainly for betas, code additions, tweaks, etc....

Edit: Spelling errors corrected.

Edited by Blue_Drache

Lofting the cyberwinds on teknoleather wings, I am...The Blue Drache

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Kerberuz

Hi,

Is there a standard that developers use when setting version numbers? I often see a version number with the following format "#.#.#.#". Could someone explain how this is used or point me in the right direction.

Thanks

<{POST_SNAPBACK}>

It's my understanding that version number follow this format major.minor.build

I'm not aware of a fourth item, not saying there can't be one though. :)


Kerby

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
jpm

version.major.minor.build

minor can be not so minor but not as high as major. that's the reason when we switch from 3.0.102 to 3.1.0

You can ignore the build number which is mainly use during beta phase :)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Blue_Drache

version.major.minor.build

minor can be not so minor but not as high as major. that's the reason when we switch from 3.0.102 to 3.1.0

You can ignore the build number which is mainly use during beta phase :)

<{POST_SNAPBACK}>

I was close. Thanks for waking up long enough to educate us. :D

Now go back to sleep. :D


Lofting the cyberwinds on teknoleather wings, I am...The Blue Drache

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
zcoacoaz

now my program versions will have common sense.


[font="Times"] If anyone remembers me, I am back. Maybe to stay, maybe not.----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[/font][font="Times"]Things I am proud of: Pong! in AutoIt | SearchbarMy website: F.R.I.E.S.A little website that is trying to get started: http://thepiratelounge.net/ (not mine)[/font][font="Times"] ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[/font][font="Arial"]The newbies need to stop stealing avatars!!! It is confusing!![/font]

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

×

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.