YANG Semantic Versioning for Modules

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This document specifies a new YANG module update procedure using semantic version numbers, to allow for limited non-backwards- compatible changes, as an alternative proposal to module update rules in the YANG 1.1 specifications. This document updates RFC 7950, RFC 8407 and RFC 8525.


Benoît Claise (bclaise@cisco.com)
Joe Clarke (jclarke@cisco.com)
Reshad Rahman (rrahman@cisco.com)
Robert Wilton (rwilton@cisco.com)
Balázs Lengyel (balazs.lengyel@ericsson.com)
Jason Sterne (jason.sterne@nokia.com)
Kevin D'Souza (kd6913@att.com)

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