[development] Drupal 5 incremental release?

Vasileios Lourdas lourdas_v at yahoo.gr
Sat Jul 21 17:16:40 UTC 2007

On Saturday 21 July 2007 20:08:57 Caleb Gilbert wrote:
> > You said the current 5.x-dev breaks with contributed
> > modules. But you don't see a reason not to release it?!
> >
> > It's been quite common that contributed modules have required some
> updating along with the Drupal core upgrades (even the incremental ones).
> If there is a new policy which says that a Drupal core upgrade should never
> result in any contributed modules being broken, that seems like a new
> precedent.

It depends on the meaning of the word "upgrade". Upgrade should probably stand 
for 5.x -> 6, whereas update 5.x -> 5.y, where x < y. In the latter case, 
yes, no modules should ever be broken. That's the meaning of the API freeze 
in the first place.
# Vasileios Lourdas,
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