andreas.raab at gmx.de
Fri May 27 23:51:47 UTC 2005
> I accept the technical possibility but question whether it is actually
> pragmatically sensible. How many external plugins are used by windows, unix &
> mac VMs?
I don't know and I think we'll only find out once we start breaking
things. So far, we have been 100% backward compatible and I just don't
see any particularly good reason to break that compatibility when we're
not even introducing anything new here.
> Is it a common enough usage pattern (using old external plugins) to be worth
Why break it if there isn't any benefit? All we're talking about is to
replace these two lines in sqVirtualMachine[.h|.c] from
fetchWordOfObject to fetchLong32 (or whatever). Compared to the amount
of time we're spending even having this discussion the amount of time
just fixing it seems comparadly small.
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