How far to push behavioural compatibility with native?

David Gerard dgerard at
Thu Jul 8 04:47:11 CDT 2010

On 8 July 2010 10:32,  <Joerg-Cyril.Hoehle at> wrote:

> What do you think?
> A) Bug compatibility => Behavioural compatibility => drop existing
>   code and try to mimic native's behaviour as closely as possible.
> B) PAUSE and RESUME is a useful extension not present in native, keep it
>   as long as no app is affected by this difference in behaviour.

Bug-for-bug compatibility with an explanatory note somewhere (wiki
page "BrokenByDesign"?) as to why.

Now you have to write a test for it, of course ... "Fail! Your MIDI works!"

- d.

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