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Rocco Caputo
July 5, 2016 02:25
Re: Indented here docs?
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> On Jul 4, 2016, at 21:02, Father Chrysostomos <> wrote:
> Rocco Caputo wrote:
>> All my objections go away if this new rule is codified before it's
>> followed: Anything deprecated 20 years or more can be removed or altered
>> without further notice.
> It has already been followed, multiple times, and for deprecations as
> short as one year (before the 2-year rule was established).  Is that
> not what deprecation means, that it will change?

I think deprecation is associated much more with removal than alteration, but that's not the real question.

Nor is it whether the old feature can go away, now that I reread it.  Thanks for prompting me.

The real question seems to be whether to expedite the new feature in place of the old one.  I still suggest more caution there, if only by documenting the rationale for making an exception to cover P5P's butt.  Repurposing legal syntax is more problematic than rescinding it.

Rocco Caputo <>

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