tseaver at palladion
Nov 21, 2011, 5:36 AM
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Re: Version number policy if default values change
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On 11/21/2011 07:36 AM, Patrick Gerken wrote:
> GenericSetup wasn't very good in handling non ascii chars on
> exporting. I changed the behavior so that it will only dump strings
> to files/zodb/tgzs and modified the provided exporters to default
> encode text as utf-8. Since this breaks packages, I'd increase the
> minor number from 1.6 to 1.7. To get a plone system to work with these
> changes, I needed to update Products.DCWorkflow,
> Products.PluggableAuthService and Products.PluginRegistry.
> Since in all these packages I only changed the default encoding from
> None to utf-8 I wonder if this requires a higher minor number or not.
> I'd say no, as anything that was just stored as ascii, would be
> properly decoded as utf-8 too. So before I change the numbers and ask
> for new release, I'd like to ask if anybody objects.
If the new versions will continue to work with older dependencies (e.g.,
GenericSetup 1.6.x), then l then I think you can make them dot releases.
Otherwise, if their depencencies change, they need to get corresponding
Tres Seaver +1 540-429-0999 tseaver [at] palladion
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