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From "James Carman" <>
Subject Re: [lang] Java 5
Date Thu, 12 Jun 2008 12:09:45 GMT
On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 8:05 AM, sebb <> wrote:

> Removal of a *public* interface/method/class means that the API is not
> compatible, as it is not possible to replace the jar without breaking
> classes that use these items.

I guess I was thinking of the situation where you'd have two versions
of the same jar on the classpath.  Obviously the fact that an entire
class/interface is gone would mean that a particular version of a
library isn't backwards compatible.

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