[htdig3-dev] Re: Removing attributes and code


Subject: [htdig3-dev] Re: Removing attributes and code
From: Hans-Peter Nilsson (hp@bitrange.com)
Date: Sun Feb 13 2000 - 13:14:24 PST


On Sun, 13 Feb 2000, Geoff Hutchison wrote:
> Also, as I was trimming out the translate_* attributes yesterday, I
> remembered Hans-Peter's uncoded_db_compatible attribute. I think we
> should get rid of this too--there's no way to produce a database for
> 3.2 without having that code available. We've completely broken
> backwards compatibility anyway, so I think it's a moot point.

Yes, yes. That attribute was always too good for this world. :-)
I think compatibility broke in more than one place soon after I added that
attribute, and right now it just makes a false impression that there's any
backward-compatibility support that can be turned on and off with an
attribute.

> Does this sound OK?

Definitely. Right on.

brgds, H-P

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