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From Robert Muir <rcm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: resurrect back-compat tests on trunk?
Date Thu, 06 May 2010 12:29:12 GMT
On Thu, May 6, 2010 at 8:20 AM, Michael McCandless <
lucene@mikemccandless.com> wrote:

> I know we removed the back-compat tests (in "backwards" sub-dir), on
> trunk, because changes to trunk are not required to be
> back-compatible...
>
> But, I think they could still be useful, in that they would tell us
> when we did break back-compat, giving us a chance to say "right that's
> what I intended" or "woops I didn't mean to do that".
>
> This could also help us keep the migration guide (we need to create it
> still :) ) in check, ie, if a commit touches backwards/*, the
> migration guide should also be updated.
>
> Thoughts?
>

+1

-- 
Robert Muir
rcmuir@gmail.com

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