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The Proper and Improper Use of Versions

Jan 28, 2009, 03:04 (5 Talkback[s])

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"As far as I am concerned, the only case where it is acceptable to have multiple versions of the same software is when the use of that software is significantly different and disconnected from other uses. For example, if you want to make a version with a custom interface for netbooks in addition to a desktop edition, that makes sense, because you use a netbook in a fundamentally different way than you use a normal computer. Likewise, a server version of your software is also very logical, since you use a server in a completely different way than you use a desktop or a netbook."
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