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Date: 2008-02-13 (10:01)
From: Nicolas Pouillard <nicolas.pouillard@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Calendar library: version 2.0
Excerpts from Julien Signoles's message of Wed Feb 13 10:30:47 +0100 2008:
> > OK, I take that back.  Everything is now packed under CalendarLib.*
> > which makes the issue of module names moot.
> Indeed it is one of my arguments for packing calendar.
> > Also it means nothing is backwards compatible :-(  That could be a
> > problem because it means I need to release two different versions of
> > everything which uses the calendar library, but at least that's just a
> > one-off event.
> You're obviously right: as calendar is now packed, everything which uses 
> calendar v1.* does not work anymore with calendar v2.* (and vice-versa).
> But the only change to do in your code is: add "open CalendarLib" at the 
> top of your files and all is fine because the API is backward compatible 
> inside the pack.
> For your application(s), a possible trade-off is:
> - do this tiny change
> - release a new version requiring calendar v2.*

Why not releasing a last version of the v1 adding an empty

Nicolas Pouillard aka Ertai