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Re: ISSUE-4: Versioning Straw Poll

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2009 15:37:55 +0200
Message-ID: <b21a10670908270637t80db99fq8ea5b2d1c2a7b39b@mail.gmail.com>
To: Robin Berjon <robin@robineko.com>
Cc: public-device-apis@w3.org
On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 2:48 PM, 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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Marcos Caceres
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