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Re: ISSUE-4: Versioning Straw Poll

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2009 14:58:23 +0200
To: "Robin Berjon" <robin@robineko.com>, public-device-apis@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.uzbnnlb864w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Thu, 27 Aug 2009 14:48:59 +0200, Robin Berjon <robin@robineko.com>  
wrote:
> Here's the SP:
>
>    This house believes that explicit version mechanisms on an API, such
>    as have been done elsewhere using for instance hasFeature(), a version
>    attribute on interface object, or a version parameter passed to a
>    constructor are not useful in a web context and should be forsaken.
>    Future revisions to given interfaces should either be strictly
>    additive,
>    change names, or ensure that what limited deltas are made do not break
>    real-world code.

I agree.


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Anne van Kesteren
http://annevankesteren.nl/
Received on Thursday, 27 August 2009 12:59:07 UTC

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