From: Marshall Clow (marshall_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-08-27 00:46:55
At 2:06 PM -0800 8/26/08, Robert Ramey wrote:
>Marshall Clow wrote:
>> At 10:38 PM +0200 8/26/08, Christian Larsen wrote:
>> Basically, you can never remove an interface, because someone,
>> somewhere might be using it.
>That's basically correct - that's why in general you should only extend
>an interface or make a new interface. To do otherwise breaks
>faith with the users of your library.
>No problem if you want to create a new interface - just
>give it a new name.
There's something wrong in the quoting here.
I was the one that wrote:
Basically, you can never remove an interface, because someone,
somewhere might be using it.
but Robert removed the line before that, where I said:
But that way lies madness.
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