[Lazarus] "New" database components in Lazarus 1.0.x

Flávio Etrusco flavio.etrusco at gmail.com
Wed Oct 9 14:18:53 CEST 2013

On Wed, Oct 9, 2013 at 5:12 AM, Juha Manninen <juha.manninen62 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 9, 2013 at 11:00 AM, Reinier Olislagers
> <reinierolislagers at gmail.com> wrote:
>> "Generally new features are not backported. Only bug fixes are.
>> Please use trunk if you need a feature which is only in trunk."
> Yes, it is a general rule but I believe exceptions can be made.
> Is it worth the effort before Lazarus 1.2 comes, I am not sure.
> Anyway, I have nothing against it.
> Juha
> --

I would argue that only new features in existing components/code
should be avoided in stable branches; there shouldn't be a rule
against adding new components, per se. I think of it as analogous to
new drivers in Linux, that are allowed basically at any time in the
release process...


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