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Re: ISSUE-4: Versioning Straw Poll

From: Arve Bersvendsen <arveb@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2009 21:00:47 +0200
To: "Robin Berjon" <robin@robineko.com>, public-device-apis@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.uzji2vnfbyn2jm@galactica>
On Thu, 27 Aug 2009 14:48:59 +0200, Robin Berjon <robin@robineko.com>  

>   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.
Arve Bersvendsen

Opera Software ASA, http://www.opera.com/
Received on Monday, 31 August 2009 19:01:30 UTC

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