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Re: API review for 1.11; do we need to mark new APIs as experimental?

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_apache.org>
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2018 16:11:35 +0100

Julian Foad wrote:
> [...] Are we saying now
> that they need not be specifically marked if we feel they are pretty
> safe? If we say that, then marking specific APIs as "experimental" in a
> regular release signifies only that we consider them more experimental
> (less stable) than others.
> That might be fine. Anyone developing against a regular release is
> necessarily developing against new (experimental) APIs, so maybe no
> explicit warning mechanism is necessary.

I have gone ahead with producing a release candidate 1.11.0-rc1 with things just as they are. It currently seems OK to me. If we decide we need to change this, we can.

- Julian
Received on 2018-09-13 17:11:48 CEST

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