[zeromq-dev] CZMQ old v2 API proposal: deprecated -> retired

Patrik VV. paddor at gmail.com
Sat Oct 29 15:30:29 CEST 2016


I love this proposal! 😍

> On 28 Oct 2016, at 19:56, Luca Boccassi <luca.boccassi at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Hello all,
> 
> Since we are hopefully close to release libzmq 4.2, I checked what's the
> API/ABI status in CZMQ master vs 3.0.2. There are a _lot_ of ABI
> breakages, and a couple of API too.
> 
> Given it's been now 2 years and 2 weeks since 3.0.0 was released and the
> v2 APIs were declared DEPRECATED
> ( https://github.com/zeromq/czmq#toc3-8224 ), I hereby propose to
> declare them RETIRED as per C4.1 process and remove them from the
> repository.
> 
> I thought it would have been nice to do a bugfix release first, but
> API/ABI is already broken and it would be too much pain to revert all
> those changes and then put them back on.
> 
> This way we bump to major version 4.0.0 and break ABI all in one fell
> swoop, and minimise disruption.
> 
> Comments, objections?
> 
> Kind regards,
> Luca Boccassi
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