[development] Choosing the N number for .install's hook_update_N
earnie at users.sourceforge.net
Tue Aug 5 12:56:02 UTC 2008
Quoting Earl Miles <merlin at logrus.com>:
> Derek Wright wrote:
>> Not really. Just like I don't think the right time for a new
>> release is after every commit, I also don't think the right time for
>> a whole new major version is after every new feature. 10 new
>> "major" versions in the span of even 3 years seems like an awful lot.
> I agree with this. Major versions should be pretty major. And while
> I've been excessively major with my major versions in the past, I
> would expect that bumping the major version number of a product has
> some very serious changes to it that will fundamentally change how it
> or a part of it works and/or how you use it.
I agree with this.
> However, each maintainer must determine his or her own policies in
> regards to these issues.
And I agree with this which is why we should change the structure to
allow the module maintainer more discretion toward that policy.
Earnie -- http://for-my-kids.com/
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