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Re: 10.x compatibility and separate namespace


Hi, Honza!

On Jul 19, Honza Horak wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> since 10.x won't be compatible with mysql in every aspect any more, I'm 
> wondering if there happen to be any plans to move all compatibility 
> left-overs (client binary names, client library name, daemon binary 
> name, etc.). Are there any such ideas?

Not at the moment, as far as I know.
Client tools and the library are still MySQL-compatible.
One cay say we're a superset, everything that MySQL client tools or
library can do, our clients/library can do too. Any incompatibility is
treated as a bug.

> And a bit another POV -- is the incompatibility in 10.x strictly
> limited to the server only (so client side will stay compatible for
> anytime later)?

In 10.0 - yes. Limited to the server.