[development] important reminder: do not use API functions inupdate code
gerhard at killesreiter.de
Tue Dec 4 17:17:54 UTC 2007
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Moshe Weitzman schrieb:
>> Given our relatively short development cycle, it wouldn't surprise me
>> if there are a lot of people trying to do 2-version jumps. 4.7 is
>> still a supported version and will remain so until D6 is released.
>> Actively blocking people from jumping from a supported version (or
>> just barely not supported) to a supported version (or just barely
>> supported) seems, well, rude. :-) Dropping 4.6 and earlier makes sense.
> Noone suggests that. Each release would keep the upgrade path from the
> prior one. So 5.0 keeps its update code from 4.7. And D6 keeps its 5.x
> upgrade. It just means that folks have to download 5.x if they want to
> upgrade two versions. This is not so onerous, and actually helps them
> isolate a problem to a given version should some problem arise.
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