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Re: KDE vs. GNOME on F10



Adam Williamson wrote:
Same question for KDE - someone writes a tool for their group based
on some KDE libraries, doesn't expect an update to come along and do
a major KDE version bump and break some interface the tool relied
on...

KDE would generally consider it a bug if that happened (API compat broken by a non-major* update), unless it was an interface that already had a big "BC/SC not guaranteed" warning label.

(* major = e.g. KDE3 -> KDE4)

There may be situations in which such a break would be done anyway, but there would have to be a strong argument why such change is so critical as to warrant a compatibility break.

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