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Re: Planning for Backwards Compatibility

by eyepopslikeamosquito (Bishop)
on Aug 20, 2007 at 12:16 UTC ( #633783=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Planning for Backwards Compatibility

Apart from offering a couple of references:

I don't feel qualified to comment on this difficult topic ... though I'm keenly interested in it. I'm sure @Larry drew lessons from the CPAN, Python's __future__ module, and other versioning approaches in designing the new Perl 6 versioning features. I'd be interested to learn which versioning prior art most influenced their design.

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