pidgin: 7ee5e1d4: Patch from Zac West, plucked from severa...
kstange at pidgin.im
Mon Feb 21 20:42:18 EST 2011
On 02/21/2011 01:16 PM, Mark Doliner wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 8:18 AM, Kevin Stange <kstange at pidgin.im> wrote:
>> The goal is full forward and backward compatibility for the entire minor
>> release. If you build against 2.7.11, there should be no risk your code
>> uses or expects symbols not available in 2.7.0 and vice versa.
> I think you mean "micro" instead of "minor."
Nope, I meant "minor" where the "minor release" is the entire set of
2.7.x and compatibility is retained within it. I should probably have
appended the word "series." Maintaining compatibility for the entire
micro release would be a single release.
>> The goal is full backward compatibility for the entire major release.
>> If you build against 2.0.0, there should be an expectation you can
>> continue to use the same binary with any libpurple or Pidgin until 3.0.0.
> I think you mean "minor" instead of "micro," and "forward" instead of
Likewise here, and I did mean forward. This is what I get for writing
an email right after I wake up. :)
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