[erlang-questions] SCTP incompatible change vote

Kenneth Lundin <>
Fri Jan 25 10:05:37 CET 2008


Alternative 1 naturligtvis. Eftersom vi inte har några skarpa kunder ännu.

/mvh Kenneth

On 1/25/08, Raimo Niskanen <> wrote:
> Regarding the 'adaption' -> 'adaptation' spelling change
> in the lksctp API:
>
> I will change the inet driver's use of the lksctp API to
> cope with both spellings, but what to do with the
> gen_sctp API in Erlang? Either:
> 1) I change all spellings of 'adaption' to 'adaptation'
>   in the Erlang API while I am at it, that is in R12B-1,
>   or in R12B-2 if I do not make the deadline. The sooner
>   such a change is made the better before too many
>   users are stuck with the old spelling.
> or
> 2) I keep the Erlang API until the next major release
>   (R13B) because such large changes should not happen
>   in a minor release.
> or perhaps
> 3) I never change the Erlang API, just to confuse
>   SCTP users and to be backwards compatible.
>
> I really do not believe 3) is a serious alternative.
> But what do you (the users) want, 1) or 2) ?
> Or 4) (own suggestion) ?
>
> --
>
> / Raimo Niskanen, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB
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