> I think there’s more value in making sure that the latest npm is compatible with the older runtimes and standardize on that.

Do you mean use that by default for all versions of Node.js?  That would be different than the general ecosystem and the most/best tested combinations.

On Tue, Sep 6, 2022 at 7:51 PM Neal Gompa <> wrote:
On Tue, Sep 6, 2022 at 7:22 PM Frank R Dana Jr. <> wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 6, 2022 at 5:03 PM Frank R Dana Jr. <ferdnyc(a); wrote:
> >
> > I don’t think there’s really any value in using a different version of
> > Node.js than the default to run npm, barring an exceptionally serious bug.
> > Can you provide a specific example where it would matter?
> Not a definitive one, no. My main concern would be packages that might install a different version, or install themselves differently (different dependencies pulled in, etc.), based on the node version they're being installed with — or is that not something npm supports?

It does. It can definitely do that, especially with nodejs extension modules.

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