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Re: the latest convert-ly fiasco

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: the latest convert-ly fiasco
Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2011 13:51:36 +0200
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Graham Percival <address@hidden> writes:

> I've lost track of where we are with convert-ly.
> I have just ran update-with-convert-ly.  I saw a flag change from
> 2.15.10.  I have pushed that.
> I know that there are other syntax changes that people want to
> make.  Somebody make a patch with all those changes, for version
> 2.15.16.  Once that patch is pushed, I'll release 2.15.16, so that
> we can start with a clean slate from 2.15.17 onwards.
> I am not going to try to make any general guidelines for
> convert-ly at the present time.  When I am feeling better, we will
> resume GOP, and we'll get a definite set of instructions for
> syntax changes.  Until then, just do whatever works, and if it's
> useful to have a couple of extra releases just to avoid combining
> multiple syntax changes in the same version number, so be it.

I know why I prefer to do patches that are upwards-compatible in

David Kastrup

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