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From Daniel John Debrunner <...@debrunners.com>
Subject Re: VOTE: Principles of sharing code
Date Mon, 24 Oct 2005 20:44:07 GMT
David W. Van Couvering wrote:
> 
> 
> Daniel John Debrunner wrote:
> 
>> David W. Van Couvering wrote:

>>
>> Is this a requirement, 'will need', since the wiki page says "We should
>> strive for forward compatibility between major releases, ..." and
>> elsewhere in referring to incompatibility between major releases it says
>> "(and this is to be avoided)"?
>>
> 
> Perhaps I misunderstood, but I thought Kathey felt that if we did not
> *guarantee* compatibility then it would be simpler and more correct to
> say that a user should expect and plan for incompatibility between major
> releases, rather than hope and pray for compatibility.
> 
> I would prefer to word it something like "may need" instead of "will
> need" but I was concerned about pushback from Kathey :)

Do you have a link to Kathey's e-mail, I looked in the archives (boy do
I hate the new gui) but couldn't see what you are referring to?

Thanks,
Dan.



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