14. Version information for MDAnalysis -
Given a version number MAJOR.MINOR.PATCH, we increment the
- MAJOR version when we make incompatible API changes,
- MINOR version when we add functionality in a backwards-compatible manner, and
- PATCH version when we make backwards-compatible bug fixes.
However, as long as the MAJOR number is 0 (i.e. the API has not stabilized), even MINOR increases may introduce incompatible API changes. As soon as we have a 1.0.0 release, the public API can only be changed in a backward-incompatible manner with an increase in MAJOR version.
Additional labels for pre-release and build metadata are available as extensions to the MAJOR.MINOR.PATCH format.
Development versions and pre-releases have a suffix after
the release number, such as
0.11.0-dev. If you have
problems, try out a full release (e.g.