[gphoto-devel] [PATCH 0/2] remove deprecated keys from HAL

Danny Kukawka danny.kukawka at web.de
Tue Mar 4 10:25:49 PST 2008

On Dienstag, 4. März 2008, Hubert Figuiere wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-03-04 at 19:06 +0100, Danny Kukawka wrote:
> > There is IMO a clear mechanism. If keys get replaced and with this
> > deprecated,
> > they get removed from the SPEC and added to the 'Deprecated
> > Properties'
> > section of the HAL spec with the info which property/key replaced them
> > and at
> > which date they get removed finally. And there is also the release
> > news which
> > normaly contains info about the remove.
> This still break the ABI (and the API). It is not about documentation.
> It is about software compatibility.

IMO this is from the HAL side not ABI, this is API breake and this was 


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