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From Robert Muir <>
Subject Re: Proposal about Version API "relaxation"
Date Tue, 13 Apr 2010 18:17:45 GMT
On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 2:09 PM, Shai Erera <> wrote:

>  Because the fact to the matter is - we invented Version to allow for
> changes w/o breaking back-compat, while the backwards section in CHANGES
> seems to grow from release to release (I know - I'm partly to blame for it
> :)), and another fact is that I don't remember even one complaint about a
> change which broke back-compat. People have raised this issue numerous times
> in the past, even proposed all sorts of contracts and definitions on how we
> can be 'allowed' to break back-compat ... but nothing came out of it.

 Lets not dance around the real issue then.

Robert Muir

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