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From André Malo ...@perlig.de>
Subject Re: cvs commit: httpd-2.0/server core.c
Date Tue, 03 Feb 2004 22:11:34 GMT
* Cliff Woolley <jwoolley@virginia.edu> wrote:

> On Tue, 3 Feb 2004, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> 
> > Uhmmm, this isn't an MMN bump :)  If you were adding this new
> > structure *type* as a member of another structure (say as the last
> > member of the conn_rec) and the structure grew (in such a way that
> > folks could be blindly oblivious to the fact that conn_rec just got a
> > bit bigger), that's an MMN bump.  It's not the case here.
> 
> I disagree.  If you add a function to the API without bumping the MMN,
> then how is a module that wants to use the new function if it exists and
> yet still compile if it doesn't supposed to work?  It can't.

Yes, that's my understanding as well: major bumps break backwards compat and
minor bumps keep forward compat.

nd

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