[openstack-dev] [requirements] History lesson please

Julien Danjou julien at danjou.info
Tue Aug 9 18:25:16 UTC 2016

On Tue, Aug 09 2016, John Dickinson wrote:

> I'd like to advocate for *not* raising minimum versions very often. Every time
> some OpenStack project raises minimum versions, this change is propagated to
> all projects, and that puts extra burden on anyone who is maintaining packages
> and dependencies in their own deployment. If one project needs a new feature
> introduced in version 32, but another project claims compatibility with >=28,
> that's ok. There's no need for the second project to raise the minimum version
> when there isn't a conflict. (This is the position I advocated for at the
> Austin summit.)

Amen to that.

Julien Danjou
# Free Software hacker
# https://julien.danjou.info
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