Re: GNOME Namespace Management - ARC & GNOME

 --- Murray Cumming <murrayc murrayc com> wrote: 
> On Wed, 2004-12-15 at 16:57 -0500, Sean Middleditch wrote:
> > Calling something 2:10 when you know it
> > breaks anything depending on 2:8, or even 2:0:0, is a lie, and is
> > breaking applications needlessly.
> A version number is not a promise of anything. It's just a number.
> Some things are ABI stable and some things aren't. There are far clearer
> ways to communicate that than numerology.

So basicly - "nothing in the gnome developer stack is really ABI stable, we won't
even really try, especially not if its inconvinient, and we also will absolutely not
use well established ways to help others deal with our breakage". Somewhy this
doesn't sound like a useful policy. 

> -- 
> Murray Cumming
> murrayc murrayc com



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