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From Brian LeRoux...@brian.io>
Subject Re: Changes to File API
Date Mon, 20 Feb 2012 18:52:57 GMT
I'd like us to keep drawing our attention to that world 'everything is
a plugin'. That said, having tagged versions that target specific api
releases would be the way to go.

On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 10:10 AM, Dave Johnson <dave.c.johnson@gmail.com> wrote:
> In the land of "everything is a plugin" I guess those old versions just
> become another plugin that's available for use?
>
> On Monday, February 20, 2012, Patrick Mueller wrote:
>
>> On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 11:57, Dave Johnson <dave.c.johnson@gmail.com<javascript:;>
>> >wrote:
>>
>> > Yah I think that makes sense. We can even remove the old one when we hit
>> a
>> > major release.
>> >
>>
>> It's not clear what the lifetime of such "versioned spec'd APIs from
>> somewhere" should be.
>>
>> While it seems that we would certainly "drop support" for "old" versions of
>> spec impls, not sure that we'd want to remove them entirely.  Maybe "old
>> versions" require a bit more work to "add" to your project - you have to
>> point to a repo with a version-specifc URL or something, rather than just
>> run a simpel command which does an "add the File API plugin".
>>
>> --
>> Patrick Mueller
>> http://muellerware.org
>>

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