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The ability to deal with the problem of backwards compatibility has been around since at least 2000, but the will has not been there. What we have instead (the silly feature pragma) had the best of intentions.

The only true solution has to include requiring a version declaration in every file, lest you get whatever the default behavior of the current version.


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