Re: 2.9.0 under development

From: Murray S. Kucherawy <>
Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2013 00:35:58 -0700 (PDT)

On Mon, 30 Sep 2013, Doug Barton wrote:
> As a general principle of software development you should never change
> the behavior of a configuration option once it has been introduced. That
> adds confusion for the users, screws up backwards compatibility, etc.
> It's just plain bad.

This has been my position, and also that a newly introduced package
shouldn't log anything other than critical stuff unless specifically told
to do so. I'm curious to hear other opinions.

Received on Mon Sep 30 2013 - 07:36:14 PST

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