>> I'm still wondering.
>> Renaming everything and cleaning up thing is of course very interesting 
>> for
>> new users. But for existing users, it would require a lot of work 
>> converting
>> their old code to the new versions. And that may be fatal to ICS: current
>> user would not upgrade to new version because they have no time to do the
>> changes required by the new version !
>> All in all I wonder if it is not better to simply make V6 as compatible 
>> as
>> possible with V5. That is dropping support for old compilers (this would
>> make the source code much cleaner) and adding new features without 
>> breaking
>> existing ones. If I do that, current ICS user would have no change at all
>> or - if they use an old compiler - just upgrade to the current Delphi or
>> CBuilder compiler (The old compilers would not compile new features using
>> recent language construction).
>
> That seems to be nicer. But for those who are still working with old
> compilers, that wouldn't do it.
> Except if you make the old versions available (leaving a place where to
> download the V5).

I don't plan to delete V5 ! It will stay there for download.

> if support is not available for compilers before a version n, could it
> be then possible to have for users some kind of a comparative sheet
> between ICS versions (starting from version 5 ;)? it shouldn't be to
> difficult as you know what would be removed from the source code.

I will not remove any feature between V5 and V6. I will _add_ features in 
V6.

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