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From Oliver Zeigermann <oliver.zeigerm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: AW: AW: AW: [proposal] avoiding jar version nightmares
Date Sun, 19 Dec 2004 23:23:40 GMT
On Sun, 19 Dec 2004 23:17:55 -0000, Stephen Colebourne
<scolebourne@btopenworld.com> wrote:
> The incompatabilities that usually hurt the most are the unplanned ones,
> like with collections. Your proposal is to change package with each
> incompatible new release. Well, applying that 'rule' to collections, I would
> not have changed package from 2 to 3 because as far as I was concerned at
> that time it WAS fully compatible. Only later did we find one constant that
> wasn't.

Yes, shit happens, nothing you can do. But when you already know and
plan that versions are imcompatible there should be something you can
do.

Oliver

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