Restoring compatibility with old plugins

Mark Doliner mark at
Thu Nov 29 02:56:55 EST 2007

On Thu, 29 Nov 2007 00:30:09 -0500, Daniel Atallah wrote
> As most of you know, there was a change in 2.3.0 in regard to how hidden
> conversations are managed - instead of being attached to a dummy 
> hidden UI Window, they are created without a UI at all.
> While this is a great idea in that it is more efficient and more 
> elegant, it causes problems because it changes the behavior in such 
> a way that what used to be a reasonable assumption for plugins to 
> make is no longer the case.
> I think we need to restore the previous hidden conversation 
> methodology in
> 2.3.1 to fix what is effectively an ABI breakage.
> I figured I'd post this here to get the ball moving.

Are there plugins that are known to have broken due to this change?  I'm ok
with leaving it as-is if we're not actually aware of any broken plugins.


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