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From "Sam Ruby" <ru...@us.ibm.com>
Subject Re: FW: avalon moved.
Date Sun, 25 Feb 2001 11:53:06 GMT
Federico Barbieri wrote:
> > kewl - keep it coming. A lot of the duplicity stuff in Avalon though
> > is done to support backwards compatability in some form or another.
> >
> I know and that's the main pain! I don't want to repackage and
> rearchitect everything nicely and screw all code. But deprecation in
> this situation is such a pain! So we could go for a 4.0 proposal while
> tuning the 3.1x branch.

There is no harm in removing interfaces that nobody uses.  Helping people
convert, though patches, benefits everyone.


Such efforts can also help you get people to move up to 4.0 quicker.

- Sam Ruby

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