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- Subject: Re: A rant about backward-incompatible changes
- From: Coda Highland <chighland@...>
- Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2015 07:46:35 -0700
On Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 7:43 AM, Simon Cozens <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 14/07/2015 23:40, Rob Kendrick wrote:
>> To be honest, exactly the same thing happens with Python, Ruby, and
> No, it doesn't, because these other languages take backwards
> compatibility seriously.
Lua does, too. The feature in question spent the full duration of 5.2
clearly marked as "deprecated" and was accordingly removed from the
next major revision.