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Aristotle Pagaltzis
May 27, 2011 13:28
Re: [PATCH] export store_cop_label
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* Joshua ben Jore <> [2011-05-26 20:20]:
> On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 1:26 AM, Jan Dubois <> wrote:
> >On Wed, 25 May 2011, Joshua ben Jore wrote:
> >>On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 12:48 PM, Jan Dubois <> wrote:
> >>There's utility in exposing things but not making promises
> >>about stable APIs. If that's the point to this change, then
> >>I find sympathy with it.
> >
> >I'm not sure what you are arguing for here:
> >
> >b) ALL internal non-static functions should be exported in
> >case some   module finds utility in them.  But unless the
> >function is marked   as part of the public API we reserve the
> >right to change at will.
> I tend to think Reini ought to be able to get his internal
> non-static function exported because he has actual utility in
> it. It isn't part of the public supported API so it doesn't
> have any promises about being stable between patch releases. We
> absolutely shouldn't prematurely document and fix it's behavior
> into stability but there's little point to preventing something
> useful from getting access to it.

That’s just how the current messy, untenable situation came about.

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