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Don't you think that, since this change is going to break existing code significantly, it should deserve a major change in version numbering also?

Personally, when I upgrade from version n.m to version n.m+1 I expect that nothing differs but bug fixes or minor changes. And, a fortiori, that my programs that ran on n.m will still run flawlessly on n.m+1. I think that many people will fall in the trap of upgrading and finding their (production?) code broken; it is not fair1

Ciao!
--bronto

Note: breaking other's code is not fair, but upgrading without reading release notes is unsafe: I agree!

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In reply to Re: DBI specification change by bronto
in thread DBI specification change by gmax

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