This page describes the release policy in place for the Formance Platform and its components. It is to be noted that this policy is subject to change and that the latest version of this document is the one available on this website.
The first thing to have in mind is that the Formance Platform is composed of several components, and as such follows an os versioning model. This means that each component has its own release cycle and that a stack release is made when we have validated that all components work correctly together.
Each component is released under a semver model. This means that each release is identified by a version number composed of three numbers:
Each component has its own release cycle. This means that a component can be in a different version than another component. For example, the
payments component can be in version
1.0.0 while the
ledger component can be in version
When a new major stable version is released, it supersedes the former version which enters a maintenance phase. The maintenance phase goes over six months during which:
- Addition of new features will be minimal and not guaranteed
- General and critical fixes will still be ported to the latest minor version of this major
- Security updates will still be ported to the latest minor and some previous patch versions to the extent that it is possible