Re: File name encoding and GTK ABI compatibility on Win32

Le lundi 06 décembre 2004 à 11:16 +0000, Mike Hearn a écrit :
> > I don't see constraining ourselves to support compile-on-newer
> > run-on-older. There's a lot of useful stuff that that prohibits.
> How does it prohibit anything? All that needs to be done is making the 
> new functionality opt-in. Windows has used this technique succesfully 
> for years.

It depends on what you mean by successfully. If you mean successfully
piling layers of API in the name of backward compatibility without ever
cleaning behind, you're right.

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