# To subscribers of the xforms list from "Wikston, James" <JWikston@HATCH.CA> :
I have a similar problem, that I have to do one day. But only from 0.86 to
0.89. I have limited xforms experince so if there is some simply steps to
follow that would be great.
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> Subject: Re: XForms: From 0.61 to 0.81
> # To subscribers of the xforms list from firstname.lastname@example.org (Steve
> Lamont) :
> > I have to translate a big program from the 0.61 to 0.81 XForms
> > Version.
> You should probably get 0.89 -- 0.81 is quite old and has some
> signficant bugs, if I recall correctly.
> > In order to help the translation, is it possible :
> > 1) to get a list of the procedures that have changed ?
> Hm. I don't know if there's a cumulative change list going back that
> far. I can say that the API has remained quite consistent over the
> time that TC has been managing the project. I just looked at the
> header file for the old SGI GL version and it looks quite similar.
> Mostly, features have been added.
> I don't recall -- is 0.61 an X based or GL based version? If it's X
> based, then the changes are relatively small and obvious.
> > 2) to get precisions about the different changes that are to be
> > done in the C code ?
> If you have 0.61 installed somewhere, the best thing to do is to
> compare the headers.
> > 3) to get an automatic translator ?
> I don't think there is such a thing but you may not need one. Have
> you tried building? It may work better than you expect.
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