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From Justin Erenkrantz <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] 2.1.3 as beta
Date Tue, 08 Mar 2005 00:36:38 GMT
--On Monday, March 7, 2005 5:37 PM -0600 "William A. Rowe, Jr." 
<> wrote:

>> ++1 - and I've always agreed.  My only question is does the new API
>> make it impossible to do simple things.
> If the new API makes things more difficult, it's a regression.
> This AAA provider discussion just offers us the opportunity to
> really evaluate the usefulness of the new API, are things going
> to be better or worse when you want to do something beyond add
> a single-use provider.
> And maybe the API doesn't interfere in which case we prove that
> the new API doesn't hinder development, but promotes it.  We
> already know the new API makes it simpler to implement SQL, ODBC
> or other back ends folks care to create or port to 2.2

Considering that the AAA rewrite we have today does not change *any* 
existing AAA APIs that were in 2.0, but only adds APIs - I find it 
extremely hard to believe that 2.1 can not do things that 2.0 could.  -- 

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