Version-string schemes for the Java SE Platform and the JDK

Mario Torre neugens.limasoftware at
Wed Oct 25 20:28:46 UTC 2017

2017-10-25 13:45 GMT+02:00 Stephen Colebourne <scolebourne at>:
> For example, if Oracle and the community were to agree that LTS
> releases are the new "real" releases, then the most appropriate
> version scheme would be one that reflected that:

I resisted the urge to reply on other posts as per Mark's original
request, but I think it's very important that we keep in mind that the
short lived released in between the LTS are not beta, they are full
high quality, stable and production ready releases.

While I also think that LTS will be the one most used in the industry,
it's only because they live longer, they don't necessarily have a
special merit over any other release.

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