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Re: Merging Guile-R6RS-Libs in `master'

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Merging Guile-R6RS-Libs in `master'
Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2009 22:09:56 +0200
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Andy Wingo <address@hidden> writes:

> But given that the non-normative Appendix F states:


>     In particular, it is recommended that new versions of libraries
>     that are conservative extensions of old ones differ only in the
>     version, not in the name.  Correspondingly, it is recommended that
>     import specs do not constrain an import to a single version, but
>     instead specify a wide range of acceptable versions of a library.

I've always felt that this versioning thing was half-baked.  That the
appendix recommends *not* to use it in some cases is not reassuring...


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