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Re: [equinox-dev] [Bug 531680] [code mining] Avoid cancellation by exception

(Moved discussion from bug to Equinox mailing list)

>> As for the other comments, is introducing this as a new default method on
>> IProgressMonitor and coordinating a release with fixes upstream possible? Or
>> will that never allowed?
> Following the rules as they are now that would require a major version
> increase.  Not something I think is justified to fix this issue.

What are the general plans here? I'd like to see the specific issue fixed in a good way. Having the new default method on IProgressMonitor seems like a clean approach. However, I tend to agree that this is a big change (in terms of impact).

Are there any plans to have another major version? What are the main concerns in that area?