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Re: Potential minor API change notice

From: Maxim Cournoyer
Subject: Re: Potential minor API change notice
Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2022 14:29:46 -0500
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Hi Katherine,

Katherine Cox-Buday <> writes:

> Maxim Cournoyer <> writes:
>> This is a heads up to let you know that the
>> %BASE-PACKAGES-DISK-UTILITIES public variable exported from (gnu
>> system) may be removed in the near future.
>> For the rationale and more details, see the proposed change [0].
>> [0]
> Maxim, I just wanted to say thank you for taking the feedback from the
> last breaking change, and not only graciously listening, but
> implementing it so quickly. You are a true leader!

Thank you!  Note that in this case, thanks to feedback from the
reviewers, the API was not "broken" in the end; a deprecated variable is
acting in place of the removed one (and emits a warning upon use).  It's
not functionally equivalent though, so it was good anyway to have it

Have a good week,


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