Source Compatability and DCOP
schumacher at kde.org
Wed Aug 7 21:31:50 BST 2002
On Wednesday 07 August 2002 19:15, Waldo Bastian wrote:
> On Wednesday 07 August 2002 07:40 am, Ian Reinhart Geiser wrote:
> > I noticed KAddressbook changed its dcop interface in a Source
> > Incompatible manner. This i guess broke KPilot, but worse it seems
> > to have broken a few scripts I had done for a client for adding
> > information to their addressbook from my TWIG web mail interface.
> > Is there a policy on breaking DCOP interfaces on sub releases?
> DCOP interfaces are part of the API and MUST remain compatible.
I don't think this is true in this case. The KAddressbook DCOP interface
header file isn't installed to the system and it uses private classes
of KAddressbook. This can't be part of the API we have to be compatible
Cornelius Schumacher <schumacher at kde.org>
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