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From julianf...@apache.org
Subject svn propchange: r1308966 - svn:log
Date Tue, 03 Apr 2012 16:45:58 GMT
Author: julianfoad
Revision: 1308966
Modified property: svn:log

Modified: svn:log at Tue Apr  3 16:45:58 2012
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--- svn:log (original)
+++ svn:log Tue Apr  3 16:45:58 2012
@@ -6,6 +6,16 @@ callers that were already adding one byt
 updated or not.  It would now be an error to link code written against the
 new API to a library containing an old implementation of the function.
 
+Rationale: the old API was unintentional so we're fixing it, and the risk
+involved with people back-porting new code to link with old libraries is
+small enough to accept.  Personally I advocated revving the API but the
+greater opinion seemed to be to simply "fix" it and I accepted that.
+Disscussion was in these emails:
+
+  <http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/subversion-dev/201202.mbox/%3C1329222414.71999.YahooMailNeo@web86701.mail.ird.yahoo.com%3E>
+
+  <http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/subversion-dev/201202.mbox/%3CCABD8fLWJLjcawY0Db5DyPNb6A5CdTryMOj4y+rH_yMsYeVz8+g@mail.gmail.com%3E>
+
 * subversion/include/svn_string.h
   (svn_stringbuf_ensure): Promise to allocate space for the null.
 


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