[erlang-questions] SCTP incompatible change vote

alex alvarez <>
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Ditto!

 

...This is the problem with natural languages.  Wouldn't you just wish it could be mostly symbols instead?...




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Subject : Re: [erlang-questions] SCTP incompatible change vote
Date : Fri, 25 Jan 2008 15:52:04 +0100
>From : Raimo Niskanen <>
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OK then, 1) it will be! 



On Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 09:07:54AM +0100, 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) ? 
> 
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> 
> / Raimo Niskanen, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB 
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/ Raimo Niskanen, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB 
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