[Gtk-sharp-list] API Freeze Policy Adjustment
Miguel de Icaza
Thu, 01 Jul 2004 17:41:13 -0400
> It's not good though. I was trying to demonstrate that minor breaks
> changes are allowed - the release process is not meant to make life
> difficult. There is an established freeze-break approval process, and
> current GNOME Platform maintainers are fully aware of it.
And I have never heard of a good argument against adding APIs. You
keep trying, but other than `thats what we do around here' you have not
articulated why this is good.
> I don't think Mono changes concepts of API stability. You are not
I was making fun of you.
> I think if you want to be a development platform then you have to act
> like a development platform. It's incredibly arrogant of you to think
> that you don't need to fit in with the rest of the GNOME platform even
> one little bit.
And adding APIs will always succeed, because it does not break existing
software; And new software can just require a new version.
You keep trying, but you keep not articulating your reasons.