From: Eric Wong <email@example.com> To: Pirate Praveen <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: email@example.com Subject: Re: Request to follow SemVer/mention it in homepage Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2015 19:36:27 +0000 [thread overview] Message-ID: <20150929193627.GA7572@dcvr.yhbt.net> (raw) In-Reply-To: <40CB6BDA-920D-44E1-B364-D7228248C747@debian.org> Pirate Praveen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > On २९ सप्टेंबर, २०१५ १:०६:५० [PM] IST, Eric Wong <email@example.com> wrote: > >Pirate Praveen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > >> Do you follow Semantic Versioning as defined by semver.org? If yes, > >> can you mention it on the homepage? If not, can you consider it? <snip> > >I have considered it in the past, but decided against it... > > > >unicorn is on the verge of becoming 5.x: > > > >This is for internal changes which some weirdo projects (notably > >Rainbows!) rely on; but was never considered public API or marketed > >as such. I absolutely do not want people building server-specific > >apps when Rack exists. > > Can you consider SemVer from 5.x? Again, the answer is "no". I do not want people to depend on unicorn providing a stable API of any sort. Even if in practice and history it does: the config file directives and internal constant names haven't changed at all in 5-6 years and there are no plans to change it. > >Regardless of a formalities such as semver, I'll work to ensure unicorn > >can be compatible with any Rack apps in Debian main. > >Heck, perhaps Rack 0.9.x still works (assuming the installed Ruby > >version supports it). > > > >Just let us know what real problems you find, they will be fixed. > > If you can convince gitlab to declare ~> 4.8 and assure it will work > with 4.9, that will solve the issue for now. > > See https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/gitlab-ce/issues/2820 That's not a real compatibility bug with unicorn itself. Again, it's wrong of them to have a dependency on any Rack server at all. > Also if you can help convinse diaspora upstream to declare a looser > dependency, that will also help. > > >Fwiw, Debian is my preferred platform and I can stay 100% within email > >with the Debian BTS + lists. I am only doing plain-text email. I'm done with websites requiring login + registration.
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2015-09-29 19:36 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2015-09-29 6:38 Pirate Praveen 2015-09-29 7:36 ` Eric Wong 2015-09-29 7:46 ` Lin Jen-Shin (godfat) 2015-09-29 8:00 ` Pirate Praveen 2015-09-29 19:36 ` Eric Wong [this message] 2015-09-30 16:04 ` Pirate Praveen 2015-09-30 19:51 ` Eric Wong 2015-10-01 4:56 ` Pirate Praveen 2015-10-01 11:18 ` Pirate Praveen 2015-10-01 19:06 ` Eric Wong 2015-09-29 9:26 ` Jérémy Lecour 2015-09-29 19:43 ` Eric Wong
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