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Discussion on: Why interface default implementations in C# are a great thing

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Lolle2000la Author

Because you don't want to break the existing consuming, and most importantly the implementing code.

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Alexey Golub

You didn't break it on paper, i.e. it's binary-compatible, but not semantically compatible, since you still have to update existing code to use the new API correctly.

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Lolle2000la Author • Edited

I agree, that's misunderstandable on my end. The point is that you can use the new API. Using it doesn't break the old implementation