[development] Choosing the N number for .install's hook_update_N
adrian at bryght.com
Thu Aug 7 17:16:17 UTC 2008
On 07 Aug 2008, at 6:57 PM, Morbus Iff wrote:
> As a developer, the use of 5.x and 6.x wasn't *my choice* - it was
> placed on me (rightfully and logically) by the Drupal package
> management system. When I develop, the world revolves around my
> module, not Drupal. When my module is "2.0", it's a "major" thing
> in my software development mentality. The fact that it happens to be
> compatible with Drupal 6 is an install pre-requisite, not embedded
> into its version number.
All of this is irrelevant as changing it now is a pointless exercise
in complicating our lives for very little benefit.
We'd have to support multiple different version numbers which could
result in very strange issues down the line.
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