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Semantic Versioning #9979
For Rails 4.0 and beyond, could we please follow the semantic versioning as per
This will also set a convention for all the gems and the rest of the ecosystem.
From a security point of view, semantic versioning is critical. If people don't know what an update entails, and how it will break their app, it means more insecure apps in the wild.
Jul 13, 2013
referenced this issue
May 30, 2014
@billinghamj : Not exactly regarding breaking changes ; when the Y is incremented there may be features that are deprecated but they are still available but when it's incremented again, these features may not be there anymore (e.g.