1.3 nugget (was Re: [SDL] Small surface question)

Eike R. Sauer sauer at nanocosmos.de
Tue Apr 10 03:00:30 PDT 2001


> This is a bit far in the future but we can
> do some things to make it less painful:
> 
> * avoid silent changes - if a function changes semantics, change its
>   name and/or parameters
> * provide a migration guide for translating to the new api
>   (if you get this error/warning, do this...)
> * maybe have a small backward-compatibility lib

* assign an other name to the windows DLL

...otherwise, an old 1.2 app will be spoiled by installing
a new 1.4/2.0 app and its DLL(s), right?

Ciao,
		Eike



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