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RStudio is shifting to a calendar-based versioning scheme for future releases of all our commercial products.

We are making this transition to deliver a more transparent experience for our customers:

In this new scheme version labels are derived from the date of release using the YYYY.MM.patch format where

We call the YYYY.MM portion of the version label the edition of the product. We will release a new edition of the product with a .0 patch number when new features are added and/or breaking changes have been made. Each edition will be supported for 18 months and the most recent edition will be supported regardless of its age.

Our support agreement has been revised to align with the new calendar versioning scheme. The changes will generally result in a more generous support window for both past and future versions. Please see our Support page for more details on these support windows.

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