Automatic Semantic Versioning in Git

Most software that goes beyond small scripts has some sort of version number scheme. Very popular seems to be the Semantic Versioning schema as described by Tom Preston-Werner on a dedicated website. Let me quote the summary he gives there: Given a version number MAJOR.MINOR.PATCH, increment the: MAJOR version when you make incompatible API changes, MINOR version when you add functionality in a backwards compatible manner, and PATCH version when you make backwards compatible bug fixes. [Read More]
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