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Dotty uses multiple schemes for version numbering.
Stable releases have version numbers of the form
x is a main version and
y is a bug-fix update id.
Release candidates version numbers have the form
Every 6 weeks, the latest release candidate is promoted to stable and becomes version
The release candidates let library authors test their code in advance of each
release. Multiple release candidates may be released during each 6 weeks
period to fix regressions and are differentiated by
Nightlies have version numbers of the form
Every 6 weeks, the latest nightly is promoted to release candidate becomes version