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- Subject: Re: A rant about backward-incompatible changes
- From: Rob Kendrick <rjek@...>
- Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2015 15:45:33 +0100
On Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 11:43:33PM +0900, Simon Cozens wrote:
> On 14/07/2015 23:40, Rob Kendrick wrote:
> > To be honest, exactly the same thing happens with Python, Ruby, and
> > Perl.
> No, it doesn't, because these other languages take backwards
> compatibility seriously.
Python 3 is not backwards compatible with Python 2. And Perl 5 is not
with 4. In fact, 5 has broken stuff in "point releases" for me in the