version + -ing
versioning (usually uncountable, plural versionings)
- (computing) The use of versions as a means of distinguishing similar items.
- 1993, Stefano Ceri, Katsumi Tanaka, Shalom Tsur, Deductive and Object-oriented Databases
- There have been many proposals to incorporate versioning in object-oriented databases.
- 2005, Longley et al, Geographic Information Systems and Science
- An alternative to pessimistic locking is optimistic versioning.
distinguishing items based on version