Nevermind. Let's keep bloating.
On Thu, 10 May 2001, Zeev Suraski wrote:
>At 14:39 10/5/2001, Jani Taskinen wrote:
>>On Thu, 10 May 2001, Zeev Suraski wrote:
>> >What does that mean that it takes 'too long', though. Too long for
>> >what? I don't see any strong reason to nuke it at all, definitely not in
>> >the near future.
>> >Remember people, there are millions of users out there who don't appreciate
>> >us at all for every downwards-compatibility break that we make, and for a
>> >good reason.
>>Hmm..I haven't seen millions of emails about ANY downwards-compatibility
>>break. I haven't seen ANY emails about them. So where do they send them?
>The big ones don't send emails. They simply don't upgrade, and they're
>very sour about being forced to stay behind, in terms of functionality,
>stability and security, because we break compatibility. I personally
>talked to dozens of those.
>>If you tell in e.g. NEWS file "This version will break this and that"
>>why would anyone get pissed? They had been warned. Let them use the old
>Just a simple example, there are dozens more - consider an ISP that has a
>few dozen different sites hosted on his server. Can you even begin to
>imagine the mess it is to upgrade his server to a version that breaks
>Zeev Suraski <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>CTO & co-founder, Zend Technologies Ltd. http://www.zend.com/
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