Raise version number
diff --git a/build.xml b/build.xml
index 4df84c3..1abaf3a 100644
--- a/build.xml
+++ b/build.xml
@@ -58,7 +58,7 @@
 
 	<!-- release related ant stuff -->
 
-	<property name="version" value="1.0.8" />
+	<property name="version" value="1.0.9" />
 	<property name="release" value="${ant.project.name}-${version}" />
 
 	<property name="dist.dir" location="release" />
diff --git a/pom.xml b/pom.xml
index 5d795b3..c5a79d5 100644
--- a/pom.xml
+++ b/pom.xml
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@
 	<groupId>ch.hsr</groupId>
 	<artifactId>geohash</artifactId>
 	<packaging>jar</packaging>
-	<version>1.0.8</version>
+	<version>1.0.9</version>
 	<name>geohash-java</name>
     <properties>
         <project.build.sourceEncoding>UTF-8</project.build.sourceEncoding>