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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-08-27 09:37:37

on Tue Aug 26 2008, "Robert Ramey" <> wrote:

> Marshall Clow wrote:
>> I wrote:
>>> 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.
>> Another correction (this time on my part).
>> I don't know that Robert removed that line; just that someone did.
>> Sorry to cast aspersions.
> I removed the line by accident, sorry.
> Actually, I totally mis-interpreted what you said. I took it
> to mean that the statement suggested that the madness lies
> in the idea that you can never remove an interface. If
> I understand now, you're in agreement that removing
> or changing an existing interface creates a lot of problems
> (madness?) and that using a new name is the preferred
> method?

I think you had it right the first time.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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