The conclusion regarding resume patch

Gert Doering gert at
Fri May 12 17:28:30 EST 2006


On Thu, May 11, 2006 at 05:56:11PM -0700, Girish Venkatachalam wrote:
> I agree with Damien that this will cause multiple
> protocol versions to float around, but we can't make
> omelettes without breaking eggs.

So are you going to maintain the necessary code parts for the next
20 years?

>From a developer's view, "user must have!" features quite often turn
out to be a serious maintenance nightmare, especially if interoperability
with old and new versions must be maintained.

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