[sugar] Activity versioning schema
C. Scott Ananian
Mon Jul 14 15:09:53 EDT 2008
2008/7/14 Eben Eliason <eben.eliason at gmail.com>:
> There was an extensive discussion on this topic a while back on IRC, which I
> unfortunately don't have a record of. There was also mention of this in the
> mailing lists not too long ago, initiated by
> Morgan: http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/sugar/2008-May/005895.html.
> Finally, I brought this up at the end of a recent tech team meeting (1 or 2
> weeks ago?) as a topic that needed our attention in order to make the
> update/upgrade system work (specifically, regarding the need for minor
> versions so that we can make bugfixes to older versions of an activity (say,
> 4.x) while keeping 5.x for all versions that work with the next version of
> the OS). I think deciding how we version activities is a critical part of
> making our OS releases work, and can assist in the problem of answering
> "Which activities work with my release?". Answering 4.x is nicer than [34 -
> 42], and MUCH nicer than [36-38, 40, 42].
> The "agreement" I speak of was really a lack of any voiced disagreement when
> I mentioned this issue at the meeting.
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