[gst-devel] Re: [gst-cvs] tpm gst-plugins-bad: gst-plugins-bad/ gst-plugins-bad/ext/neon/

Andy Wingo wingo at pobox.com
Fri Apr 7 03:53:10 CEST 2006


On Thu, 2006-04-06 at 20:25 +0100, Tim Müller wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-04-06 at 10:04 -0700, David Schleef wrote:
> > Why do we care about breakage in plugins in -bad?
> AFAIK we never specified whether those rules apply to -bad as well or
> not (or did we?), so the assumption to make is that they apply. Whether
> that should be changed or not is a different question.

My feeling is that no stability guarantees should apply to -bad. When it
doesn't cost much, like this change, there's no problem, but
back-compatibility in a module of unsupported code is not worth the
maintainance burden.

IMO anyway.

Andy Wingo

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