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Re: How we deprecate (was Re: Deprecating '\w {' in v5.16)

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David Golden
January 30, 2012 17:00
Re: How we deprecate (was Re: Deprecating '\w {' in v5.16)
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On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 6:57 PM, Ricardo Signes
<> wrote:
> Please let me know whether I understand properly.  Here is an example based on
> my understanding of your suggestion.  Please note that, for the sake of
> simplicity, I have not included behavior in this example.
> 1. We realize that adding foozles was a horrible mistake.
> 2. We add "foozles" to the Future Deprecations section of perl5200delta
> 3. In 5.21.0, we add the deprecation warning.
> 4. In 5.23.0, we remove foozles.

Correct.  With the annual release cycle, that's a two year period from
stable-release "notice of future removal" to stable-release "removal",
one year without warnings and one with.

-- David

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