[Mono-dev] FX2.0 Binary Compatibility

Sebastien Pouliot sebastien.pouliot at gmail.com
Sun Nov 6 20:08:04 EST 2005

Hello Martin,

On Sun, 2005-11-06 at 18:16 +0000, Martin Hinks wrote:
> Hi all,
> I do not understand the binary compatibility issue entirely.

The "binary compatibility" I talked about only applies to
Mono.Security.dll (and other Mono.* assemblies that don't change their
version numbers with each Mono release).

> For example,
> To be compatible with FX 2.0 System.Net.Security.SslProtocolType.cs
> needs public enum SslProtocolType renamed to public enum SslProtocols.
> What are the implications of the "binary compatibility" for this
> change for example please?

That's another kind of binary compatibility that we track using the
class status page.

Sebastien Pouliot
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