From: Russell Hind (rh_gmane_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-10-21 10:51:33
Robert Ramey wrote:
>>I take it the archive version will be increased for the next release if
>>something like this changes so current files will be compatible?
> Yes. The idea is that the archive version will be incrememented everytime a
> change occurs that will require different code to de-serialize. I hope that
> I can make the change in base 64 text i/o so that the padding is skipped
> without having to incremement the archive version number.
Ok, thanks. The version increment wouldn't matter as it would allow us
to know if the encoding had padding or not. Without incrementing it, we
would have to check the length before adding it our self. I suppose it
doesn't really matter either way.
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