Re: [gnome-network]libgnetwork API/ABI Stability

El vie, 24-10-2003 a las 14:04, Rodrigo Moya escribió:
> On Fri, 2003-10-24 at 18:06, James M. Cape wrote:
> > I'm slowly working towards the newer libgnetwork code (I just finished
> > my last midterm), and I was wondering about the API/ABI stability issues
> > in libgnetwork vs. the GNOME 2.5.0 release.
> > 
> > The changes will break both source and binary compat with what is
> > currently in CVS HEAD, and with a 2.5.0 release approaching today, I was
> > wondering about a general consensus on this.
> > 
> > Is it acceptable to release into 2.5.0 with what is in there now, and an
> > incompatible 2.5.1, or would it be better to get all the break-stuff
> > changes in there now and create a buildable-but-non-working release for
> > 2.5.0?
> > 
> the API/ABI freeze will happen in some months, so we've got all that
> time to have a broken API.

As a new library, we can break the API until December, but after that,
we must to keep it until the GNOME 3.x age (only additions are allowed, 
AFAIK).  So, we have some months to think/test/break the API.

German Poo Caaman~o
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