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Correctly versioning releases with semvar #399

pugsley opened this Issue Apr 15, 2015 · 3 comments


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pugsley commented Apr 15, 2015

We've just had a bunch of production failures because this package was upgraded from 4.0.20 > 4.0.23. If you're following semver ( then that's a patch version to patch version. Patch versions are intended for backwards-compatible bug fixes.

However amongst these patch versions the Facebook Graph endpoint was changed from version 2.2 > 2.3, a massively significant change (085ed43).

IMHO when you bump the Facebook API version you should at least bump the minor version.
e.g. 4.0.20 > 4.1.0.


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pugsley commented Apr 15, 2015

I should mention that this is probably a bit of a grey area because the changes made to this package WERE backwards compatible but the flow on effects of switching to 2.2 > 2.3 broke stuff.


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gfosco commented Apr 15, 2015

I wasn't aware going from 2.2 to 2.3 would be considered a BC.. In the future, will take this into account.

Unfortunately, this repo does not follow semver. It was a mistake made when launched. We do have 4.1 in the works, but it's a very large refactoring (see the master branch)..


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yguedidi commented Apr 16, 2015

A solution to this would be to use unversionned graph calls

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