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From Nick Chalko <>
Subject Re: Is version compatability symetric
Date Tue, 24 Aug 2004 04:00:20 GMT
Stephen McConnell wrote:

>A micro version change (IMO) is a neutral with respect to semantic of
>execution and computational interface.  As such 1.2.3 versus 1.2.4
>changes are for all observable purposes academic.   If this is not true,
>then I would assert that you are actually talking about a major or minor
>version change in which case the question should be revised.
>Cheers, Steve.
The version interface it self does not know about "major" or minor.  
just isCompatible and compareTo.

So my question is Should isCompatible  be symmetric ? 

See for a 
reminder of the defs.

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