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[FYI] {minor} NEWS: stop reporting "new" Automake versioning scheme

From: Stefano Lattarini
Subject: [FYI] {minor} NEWS: stop reporting "new" Automake versioning scheme
Date: Tue, 24 Dec 2013 15:29:05 +0100

It's actually old news by now.

Signed-off-by: Stefano Lattarini <address@hidden>
 NEWS | 42 ------------------------------------------
 1 file changed, 42 deletions(-)

diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index db9fdd4..5cc0019 100644
--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -1,45 +1,3 @@
-* WARNING: New versioning scheme for Automake.
-  - Beginning with the release 1.13.2, Automake has started to use a
-    more rational versioning scheme, that should allow users to know
-    which kind of changes can be expected from a new version, based
-    on its version number.
-    + Micro releases (e.g., 1.13.3, 2.0.1, 3.2.8) introduce only bug
-      and regression fixes and documentation updates; they should not
-      introduce new features, nor any backward-incompatibility (any
-      such incompatibility would be considered a bug, to be fixed with
-      a further micro release).
-    + Minor releases (e.g., 1.14, 2.1) can introduce new backward
-      compatible features; the only backward-incompatibilities allowed
-      in such a release are new *non-fatal* deprecations and warnings,
-      and possibly fixes for old or non-trivial bugs (or even inefficient
-      behaviours) that could unfortunately have been seen and used by
-      some as "corner case features".  Possible disruptions caused by
-      this kind of fixes should hopefully be quite rare, and their
-      effects limited in scope.
-    + Major versions (now expected to be released every 18 or 24 months,
-      and not more often) can introduce new big features (possibly with
-      rough edges and not-fully-stabilized APIs), removal of deprecated
-      features, backward-incompatible changes of behaviour, and possibly
-      major refactorings (that, while ideally transparent to the user,
-      could introduce new bugs).  Incompatibilities should however not
-      be introduced gratuitously and abruptly; a proper deprecation path
-      should be duly implemented in the preceding minor releases.
-  - According to this new scheme, the next major version of Automake
-    (the one that had previously been labelled as "1.14") will actually
-    become "Automake 2.0".  Automake 1.14 has already been released as
-    the last minor release, and the present one is a bug-fixing release
-    following up on that one.
-  - See discussion about automake bug#13578 for more details and
-    background: <>
 * WARNING: Future backward-incompatibilities!
   - Makefile recipes generated by Automake 2.0 will expect to use an

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