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Re: Rejecting commits to a 1.5 server from clients < 1.5

From: Miha Vitorovic <mvitorovic_at_nil.si>
Date: 2007-10-26 13:47:04 CEST

Jack Repenning <jrepenning@collab.net> wrote on 26.10.2007 13:07:18:

> It has just occurred to me that we spent a lot of time on this list
> deciding to allow mixing 1.4 and 1.5 clients within a single working
> copy (so users could mix clients on a single client box), but with
> this thread we've dashed clear to the opposite extreme: we now
> require *all* clients on every box on the planet to upgrade to 1.5
> before we can upgrade the server. These are not quite contradictory
> positions, in that you can still imagine a careful management of the
> environment that satisfies the constraints ... but both these
> discussions were all about doubts that the environment would be
> carefully managed, so that doesn't seem like a way out.
> Is this near-contradiction really desirable?


IMO, it's not about contradiction, it's about giving the users a choice.
They can mix the clients, or the server admins can choose to force the
version. More choice ==> a good thing.


  Miha Vitorovic
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