Platform policy question: API compatability in minor releases

Sven Panne Sven.Panne at
Wed May 13 14:15:38 EDT 2009

Am Mittwoch, 13. Mai 2009 19:28:45 schrieb Johan Tibell:
> I think Duncan meant that we first choose the policy and then adjust the
> version numbering scheme of HP to match.

Hmmm, perhaps I'm a bit slow today, but I don't understand this: What the PvP 
on the Wiki describes is more or less numbering folklore, with the only 
exception that we use two places for the major number instead of one, which is 
more common. Following the principle of least surprise, I therefore consider 
the PvP as "carved in stone". The HP is just another package, so what can be 


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