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From Simon Willnauer <simon.willna...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Back-Compat on Contribs
Date Wed, 26 Aug 2009 15:14:44 GMT
On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 4:49 PM, Mark Miller<markrmiller@gmail.com> wrote:
> Simon Willnauer wrote:
>> I just talked to Robert about refactoring of smartcn for the next
>> releases > 2.9. Robert raised a question if we should mark smartcn as
>> experimental so that we can change interfaces and public methods etc.
>> during the refactoring. Would that make sense for 2.9 or is there no
>> such thing as a back compat policy for modules like that.
>>
>> simon
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> Contrib modules are not required to support back compat in any way
> currently - but they can also each have any more restrictive policy that
> we want. I consider Highlighter to be 1.4 right now (even though thats
> not explicit anywhere).
>
> Warning users that you don't plan on promising back compat with
> experimental warnings seems like a good idea to me.
I think so too - done!

simon
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