Re: Removing (yes) unloved API/ABI from gnome-vfsmm
- From: Vincent Untz <vuntz gnome org>
- To: Murray Cumming <murrayc murrayc com>
- Cc: release-team gnome org, gtkmm-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Removing (yes) unloved API/ABI from gnome-vfsmm
- Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2006 18:45:21 +0200
Le jeudi 13 juillet 2006, à 19:24, Murray Cumming a écrit :
> Since gnome-vfs removed some functions , gnome-vfsmm is pretty much
> forced to remove the API that wraps these functions. I hate to break
> ABI, but I really doubt that anybody is using this part of gnome-vfsmm,
> and I think people will thank us for not depending on bonobo.
> But this is me asking for GNOME release-team permission retrospectively.
> Any objections?
I'm wondering about three things:
+ "This means that you may break API/ABI in the next schedule only if
you create a new version of the API which is parallel-installable
with the older version."
Is it possible to do this?
+ Forgetting about ABI, is it possible to keep the API (with some
+ If someone complains about this breaking an app, what will you do?
Also, I'm still wondering if what the gnome-vfs maintainers did is okay
with our API/ABI compatibility rules. It did break stuff (bindings :-)),
Les gens heureux ne sont pas pressés.
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