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Re: libsvn_fs_* make use of functions declared in _private_ libsvn_delta header

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-10-04 21:31:32 CEST

Greg Hudson <ghudson@MIT.EDU> writes:
> On Tue, 2005-10-04 at 14:10 -0500, kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> > I've sometimes thought that too, but we mostly seem to have avoided
> > the need for it. Can we start out by saying that we have only
> > per-library private symbols, fix everything up to see where that
> > leaves us, and then decide what to do if any problems remain?
> It's a rule which (a) wouldn't buy us much, and (b) would constrain us
> in a number of situations. (For example, when we need to introduce a
> new function to fix a bug in a 1.2.x release, but we can't extend the
> API.) So why advocate for it?

Because (b) is simpler to explain and remember.

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