[Gambas-user] Backward Compatibility with gambas versions added to wiki faq

Bruce Steers bsteers4 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 9 09:21:47 CEST 2020

On Fri, 9 Oct 2020 at 07:22, Christof Thalhofer <chrisml at deganius.de> wrote:

> >> Is a Gambas application i make backward compatible with a lesser
> version of Gambas; ?
> >>
> >> Maybe, depending on the code you have used but not by default.
> > Thats wrong, IMO. Older bytecode is been executed by the interpreter and
> > runs in Gambas3 *by default*.
> > By default older bytecode runs in newer versions.
I didn't say anything about forward compatibility. Ie.  older bytecode
working on newer gambas.
The faq is about backward compatibility ,Ie. newer applications/bytecode
working on older gambas.
So how is it wrong?
That post you've forwarded pretty much says exactly what i said except i
didn't mention forward compatibility.
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