[vtkusers] Discussion: OK to change VTK's version number from 9.0 to 8.2?

David E DeMarle dave.demarle at kitware.com
Tue Sep 25 18:16:17 EDT 2018

Hey Gang,

I'd like to change the VTK version number in master from 9.0.0 to 8.2.0.
Does anybody object?
The proposed change can be found at:

I want to do this because it will let me make a release now to preserve
what is in master. The larger scale changes we planned for 9.0 will happen
shortly after that. 8.2 will and 9.0 may come out before the end of this

A topic for future discussion is whether we want to continue the existing,
fairly haphazard naming scheme or move to something better, perhaps a
year.month scheme like several other projects have moved to recently.

thanks for your advice

David E DeMarle
Kitware, Inc.
Principal Engineer
21 Corporate Drive
Clifton Park, NY 12065-8662
Phone: 518-881-4909
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