Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of Commentary/Libraries/EagerVersionBump


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Oct 3, 2016 8:06:53 AM (3 years ago)
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    11= Eager Version Bumping Strategy =
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    3 Versioning of GHC core/boot libraries adheres to Haskell's [https://wiki.haskell.org/Package_versioning_policy Package Versioning Policy] whose scope is considered to apply to **released artifacts** (and therefore doesn't prescribe when to //actually// perform version increments during development)
     3Versioning of GHC core/boot libraries adheres to Haskell's [http://pvp.haskell.org Package Versioning Policy] whose scope is considered to apply to **released artifacts** (and therefore doesn't prescribe when to //actually// perform version increments during development)
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    55However, in the spirit of continuous integration, GHC releases snapshot artifacts, and therefore it becomes important for early testers/evaluators/package-authors to be presented with accurate PVP-adhering versioning, especially for those who want adapt to upcoming API changes in new major GHC releases early (rather than being hit suddenly by a disruptive version-bump-wave occurring at GHC release time).