On Oct 21, 2010, at 7:05 AM, Magne Mæhre wrote:
> On 15/10/10 06:36, Alexander Nozdrin wrote:
>> Hi Magne,
>> thank you for working on this!
>> I like the patch, but there is one thing I didn't get: from what
>> I understood, version tags/numbers should be eliminated for all
>> messages. If that's true, then why do we need major and minor version
>> components in WARN_DEPRECATED() macro? It seems, we also have version
>> tag (70000) in DEPRECATED() macro.
>> So, may be we can get rid of those version specificity in macros?
> Hi Alik
> These macros are currently used in asserts (both compile time and
> runtime asserts) that verify that we haven't passed the specified
> version. While I agree that they're not of much use now, I am
> reluctant to remove them.
> Paul: What do you think ? Leave them in for now, and take them
> out later?
One problem with version numbers, I suppose, is that we don't have a
good track record on what future numbers actually mean, or whether they'll
be changed or even never used at all in a real release.
But I defer to your and Alik's discretion on this.
> If you guys don't have any further comments, please tick off the "Done"
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