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RE: [Help-glpk] How important is backward compatibility?

From: Yingjie Lan
Subject: RE: [Help-glpk] How important is backward compatibility?
Date: Wed, 9 Sep 2009 15:07:34 -0700 (PDT)

--- On Wed, 9/9/09, D'Agostino, Larry - TX <Larry.D'address@hidden> wrote:

> From: D'Agostino, Larry - TX <Larry.D'address@hidden>
> Subject: RE: [Help-glpk] How important is backward compatibility?
> To: "Yingjie Lan" <address@hidden>, "address@hidden" <address@hidden>
> Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2009, 7:01 PM
> This might just be a workaround but
> as long as you have all versions of your code available then
> a user can just download the code that matches the version
> of GLPK they are using.

Thanks for the suggestion. I guess you are right, maybe I can just start with 
the newest stable version of GLPK (which is supposed to be the best :)), then 
see how people demand of compatible versions. A nice way, isn't it?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: help-glpk-bounces+larry.d'address@hidden
> [mailto:help-glpk-bounces+larry.d'address@hidden
> On Behalf Of Yingjie Lan
> Sent: Wednesday, September 09, 2009 9:43 AM
> To: address@hidden
> Subject: [Help-glpk] How important is backward
> compatibility?
> Hi,
> When developing an open source software such as PyMathProg
> that depends on GLPK api, I wonder how important is backward
> compatibility with older versions of GLPK? Any feed back
> that helps me make this decision is appreciated. You know,
> to have backward compatibility really complicates up the
> code.
> Thanks,
> Yingjie
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