I think you might be exactly my target audience for this meditation.
Your version system is an example of one that contains no data about the pre-release or production ready status of your modules. Anyone who assumes version numbers encode that information could be mislead by your system.
Instead of starting at 0 and moving to 1 when you make your first big API/featureset changes, you could start at 1, and lose absolutely NO data, but gain some clarity (or more to the point, remove ambiguity). Or, said from the reverse direction, when you hit major version 1, you may have been giving the false impression that you were declairing your module production-ready.
Probably the best idea would be to start at 0, and then magically jump to 1 when you feel like your module is production ready, even when there aren't any major API/featureset changes. Then increment the major version number for every major API/featureset change after that.
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