On Sun, 24 Aug 2014, Austin Clements <amdra...@mit.edu> wrote:
> Quoth Jani Nikula on Aug 23 at  6:39 pm:
>> On Fri, 01 Aug 2014, Austin Clements <amdra...@mit.edu> wrote:
>> > The version number has always been pretty meaningless to the user and
>> > it's about to become even more meaningless with the introduction of
>> > "features".  Hopefully, the database will remain on version 3 for some
>> > time to come; however, the introduction of new features over time in
>> > version 3 will necessitate upgrades within version 3.  It would be
>> > confusing if we always tell the user they've been "upgraded to version
>> > 3".  If the user wants to know what's new, they should read the news.
>> I think this is good for now.
>> What do you think about adding notmuch_database_get_features(), and
>> printing that?
> Mark had a similar comment, so here's my reply:
> id:20140727162426.gf13...@mit.edu
> I'm happy with adding more transparency around this, though I'd prefer
> to do it as follow-up to avoid expanding this series and because I'm
> pretty sure adding something like notmuch_database_get_features
> wouldn't require any non-trivial changes to the stuff in this series.



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