[development] Drupal 7 "When it's Ready"
gerhard at killesreiter.de
Wed Mar 4 22:47:26 UTC 2009
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Paolo Mainardi schrieb:
> On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 11:10 PM, Chris Johnson <cxjohnson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> But the API changes
>> are vast in Drupal 7. Be aware and forewarned so as to consider the
>> release date question with the proper perspective.
> I agree, but we must think to a soft of "compatibility API", i think that is
> impossible to rewrite the world to every new Drupal release.
I take it you are new to Drupal development?
We get this suggestion every time a similar discussion comes up.
Luckily, every time the anser is: No.
> We need a public stable API + Compatibility layer + new API Method,
> otherwise we've to reinvent the wheel every time.
> It's impossible a solution like this ?
Pretty much, yes. A full compatibility layer would like affect
performance big time and a less intrusive version is probably not worth
anybody's time to write.
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