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Interface versioning is implicit and per-function in the Iris interfaces. Explicit interface versioning is not necessary for Iris interfaces and therefore is not provided.
Versioning works as follows:
instance_checkFunctionSupport()to determine whether a specific function or set of functions is supported. It can also use
instance_getFunctionInfo()to check which mandatory and optional arguments are supported by a specific function.
New functionality might be added to Iris in the following ways:
For a new feature to become useful and usable, it must be supported by both the client and the target.