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Re: features

I completely disagree with Peter on one point about features!  In
maintaining code for Genera over many releases, it was very useful for
us to define :>=Rel7.0, :>=Rel7.1, ...  This way I could conditionalize
my code for running in quirks of a release (:Rel7.1) and for running in
new features that will continue forever (:>=Rel7.1).

While Clim is still young, I suggest implementing this policy.  In version
2.x, maybe you only want :>=CLIM-1 (but not :>=CLIM-1.1?) but I think it
is easier to include all the versions.


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