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Subject: Re: [boost] Breaking existing libraries
From: Tomas Puverle (Tomas.Puverle_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-21 10:56:52

> Interface-breaking changes in a specific library are likely to be missed, so
> *if* we want interface compatibility in some form, we need some other
mechanism > in place,
> for example:
> * A policy that interface breakage need to be discussed
> * Running old release tests against new Boost version
> * Dot releases

I think I would add another, stronger point: Completely changing the
(documented!) behaviour of a component is not allowed in a single release.

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