[openbeos] Re: Openness vs. Roadmap

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 15 May 2007 03:06:56 +0200 CEST

"Ryan Leavengood" <leavengood@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 5/14/07, Axel Dörfler <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > While we have nothing set into stone yet, the general consensus was
> > that we'll switch to GCC 4 and will rework the API a bit - but 
> > still
> > try to keep compatibility by providing compatibility libraries that
> > will allow you to seemlessly use your old stuff; just new apps 
> > won't
> > work on older Haiku versions, then. We'll see how that will work 
> > out.
> In other words, source code compatibility but not binary 
> compatibility, right?

No, in fact it means binary compatibility; that's what the 
compatibility layer is for. But anyway, we're talking about the future 
here :)

Bye,
   Axel.


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