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Re: GSoC 2020: backwards compatibility

From: Owen Lamb
Subject: Re: GSoC 2020: backwards compatibility
Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 22:28:54 -0700

On Tue, Aug 25, 2020 at 11:45 AM Werner LEMBERG <> wrote:

> >> Werner (and the community in general), is backwards compatibility
> >> important enough that I should try to take care of it before the
> >> deadline?
> >
> > I think backwards compatibility is important enough that we should
> > probably have it before merging the code into master.
> Exactly.  However, ...
> > I don't think it's necessary to do it before the deadline, as long
> > as you will commit to do it afterwards.
> ... this doesn't directly influence your project.
> > I believe you can successfully pass GSoC with a branch that is not
> > yet merged into master.
> Yep.

Glad to hear it! I'll keep working on what I have, then, and I'll work on
backwards compatibility after the deadline.

> We would be more than happy, of course, if you can invest time to help
> incorporate your changes into master in September.

Yes, if all goes well here, I'd love to help with that after GSoC ends!

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