On 25/09/18 13:56, Tim Hudson wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 25, 2018 at 10:37 PM Matt Caswell <m...@openssl.org
> <mailto:m...@openssl.org>> wrote:
> 
>     - Added some new macros:
>     https://github.com/openssl/openssl/pull/6037
> 
> 
> No we didn't change our public API for this one - we changed *internals*.
> The change to include/openssl/crypto.h was entirely changing *comments*
> to document that the internals used more of a reserved space - but the
> API wasn't changed.

You're right on this one. I misread the diff.

> 
> And it isn't a matter of what we did for each item - it is a matter of
> could we have fixed certainly things that we would classify as *bugs*
> without impacting the API - we didn't have that as a rule - but if we
> did then what would we have done.
> And where we missed an API then it is not a PATCH. Where we got
> something that wasn't spelled correctly - it has to wait for a MINOR to
> be fixed. A patch doesn't change APIs.
> 
> Tim.
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