[zeromq-dev] Compatibility 3.1 - 3.2.1-rc2

Charles Remes lists at chuckremes.com
Thu Nov 15 21:38:24 CET 2012

In open source it's usually the people who *need a feature* who end up supplying the patch that adds it. Saying out loud on the mailing list that you are willing to delay a release is fine and all, but someone still has to do the work. Who is that person?


On Nov 15, 2012, at 11:00 AM, Emmanuel TAUREL <taurel at esrf.fr> wrote:

> Hello,
> On 15/11/2012 17:22, Pieter Hintjens wrote:
>> Now, what are the expectations here? Recall that this is a free
>> software package, built by a community, and funded by users who are
>> decent enough to pay for support, or to submit patches.
>> Are we happy to delay the 3.2 release so we can make it work with the 3.1 beta?
>> -Pieter
>> Ps. it's probably pretty simple to make 3.2 talk to 3.1, it'll take a
>> "please talk to 3.1" option and a little work on the encoders.
> My vote is in favor of compatibility.
> If making 3.2 talk to 3.1 is "pretty simple", it could be added to 3.2 
> even if it delays 3.2 by few days.
> But will it also solve the other way round: 3.1  talk to 3.2?
> Thank's for your answers and your time

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