Thoughts on versioning
jj_1337 at live.dk
Wed Oct 27 06:10:46 UTC 2021
On Wednesday, 27 October 2021 at 01:36:24 UTC, Adam D Ruppe wrote:
> On Wednesday, 27 October 2021 at 01:23:44 UTC, Basile B. wrote:
>> The A and W API are funadementally there because it's a C API.
> That's irrelevant. They do actually overload it with macros.
> The point is the old functions - the A ones - are kept around
> but simply forward to the new functions - the W ones - after
> doing some compatibility transformations.
> That is a viable path for Phobos. The existing std.x functions
> can forward to std.v2.x as appropriate.
Yes and no, if it's done subtle and you don't know which
functions change it could possibly lead to silent bugs.
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