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Beyond Semantic Versioning (notonlycode.org)
3 points by arnvald 10 months ago | hide | past | favorite | 1 comment



I went the route of strictly following semantic versioning & now have packages > v20. I iterate quickly & often have breaking changes. The aws packages, having version > 100, normalizes this pattern.

A heralded major version update seems like a marketing concern. I still have bad memories lingering of upgrading a projects Rails from from v2-v3 or Angular 7-8. This indicates that the releases are too big, indicating that the libraries/frameworks are too big.

Smaller libraries tend to not have the marketing concerns that a famous framework has, so having a high major version would be ok...




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