Proposal on the platform API policy question

Johan Tibell johan.tibell at
Wed May 20 19:19:14 EDT 2009

On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 12:54 AM, Duncan Coutts <duncan.coutts at
> wrote:

> All,
> Thanks to everyone who took part in the recent discussion on API
> compatibility in minor platform releases. In response to the points
> raised, Don and I would like to propose the following:
>      * Bug fix only in minor releases
>      * Change platform version numbers to follow the PVP
>      * 4 month major release cycles for the first 12 months
>      * Review major release cycle frequency after 12 months
> We hope we can achieve consensus around this proposal. Please could
> people indicate if they think they can support this.

I support this proposal.


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