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From Knut Anders Hatlen <Knut.Hat...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: VOTE: Principles of sharing code
Date Mon, 24 Oct 2005 21:06:06 GMT
Daniel John Debrunner <djd@debrunners.com> writes:

> 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?

For discussions of this size only Google can help you...

I think this was the article:


Knut Anders

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