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use standard terminology

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chocolateboy committed Mar 24, 2012
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This directory contains versioned update files. An update should only be made available if it doesn't break too many things.
-Given a VERSION.MAJOR.MINOR version (e.g. 1.30.1):
+Given a MAJOR.MINOR.PATCH version (e.g. 1.30.1):
- changes in VERSION should always require a new update_<version>.properties
- changes in MAJOR may require a new update_<version>.properties if they break plugins or alter profile paths
- changes in MINOR never require a new update_<version>.properties
+ changes in MAJOR always require a new update_<version>.properties
+ changes in MINOR may require a new update_<version>.properties if they break plugins or alter profile paths
+ changes in PATCH never require a new update_<version>.properties
-Note: in all cases, the old version file should be kept so that old releases can update to the latest version of PMS
+Note: in all cases, the old update file should be kept so that old releases can update to the latest version of PMS
that doesn't cause upgrade issues.
The <version> ID is arbitrary. As long as it's distinct for each compatible set of PMS releases, it can

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