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Jörgen Andersson18-Aug-19 21:20
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Daniel Pfeffer18-Aug-19 23:51
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I wouldn't go so far as to call it terrible, but neither is it a good idea, IMO.

In any medium to large project, I try to not to change the tools (compilers, external libraries, etc.), unless a major bug is discovered that prevents the completion of the project. It is my experience that tools are never completely backward-compatible; there is always some new feature that breaks old code. This means that any tool change requires a complete re-test of the entire product.

Note that I do not dispute that in many cases the new features are improvements; I claim that integrating them in the middle of a development stage is a bad idea. At the end of the stage, I would consider upgrading tools that provided significant new functionality / bug fixes, because the new product will anyway have to undergo a full test.

What I might do in your place is to provide a notification that a new update is available, and allow the programmer to decide if to upgrade.
Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.
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General"The algos"...bias much, Google? Pin
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