Specified Versioning

June 17, 2015

About

Specified Versioning is a guide to choosing version numbers for software projects that designate their tests to be their specification. It is an adaptation of Semantic Versioning.

Summary

Given a version number MAJOR.MINOR.PATCH, increment the:

  1. MAJOR version when you change existing tests
  2. MINOR version when you add new tests
  3. PATCH version when you don't change the tests

Additional labels for pre-release and build metadata are available as extensions to the MAJOR.MINOR.PATCH format.

License

Creative Commons - CC BY 3.0