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Compatible Change

Compatible Change is the name of a design pattern authored by David Orchard, Chris Riley and published as part of the SOA Design Patterns catalog. Within the catalog this pattern is further categorized as one of the Service Governance Patterns.

The icon used to identify Compatible Change is:

The requirements statement for Compatible Change is: How can a service contract be modified without impacting consumers?

The pattern was first printed in the SOA Design Patterns book and a summarized version of this pattern is published at the SOA Patterns community patterns site at the following location:

SOA Patterns > Compatible Change

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