[Python-Dev] beta1 coming real soon
"Martin v. Löwis"
martin at v.loewis.de
Fri Jun 9 20:22:27 CEST 2006
Ronald Oussoren wrote:
> How hard is the feature freeze? Would it be possible to update the
> Carbon bindings after beta1? Given Apple's focus on backward
> compatibility the update should only add new functionality, not
> remove existing functions/types.
I'd say it's absolute wrt. to requiring permission from the release
The point of not allowing new features after a beta release is
that one wants to avoid getting untested new features into a release.
For that goal, it is not that relevant whether the new features
are guaranteed not to break any existing features - they still
don't get the testing that the beta releases try to achieve.
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