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From Josh Elser <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] API release policy for 1.7/2.0
Date Wed, 03 Dec 2014 15:56:55 GMT
Sean Busbey wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 3, 2014 at 9:45 AM, Josh Elser<>  wrote:
>> And, for context, if this no-new-API freeze does stick, you would be
>> posthumously forcing us to go back and rip out a bunch of already committed
>> code for the replication feature and (possibly) the port to HTrace. That
>> would be pointless and a waste of time IMO.
> I think I've been consistent in saying this isn't a black-and-white issue.
> I know we've already made some additions. The branch that became 1.7 has
> been around a long time. While I'd love to revisit what changes we've added
> in that time, I'm not going to demand that that happen if I don't think I
> have the time to help make it happen. Since the replication feature was one
> of the things driving the desire to have 1.7, I think it qualifies as a
> substantial enough gain to justify the additions.

Great. Thanks for the clarification.

> Not to go off topic on this thread, but does the HTrace port touch the
> client API? I was under the impression that it was all internals.

Not sure off the top of my head, I just knew it was "large" change and 
that it might touch part of it.

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