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Aristotle Pagaltzis
July 22, 2016 17:02
Re: Indented here docs?
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* Sawyer X <> [2016-07-22 17:24]:
> That's completely missing the point. It isn't "discouraged", it's
> "deprecated" with intent to remove. When we're discussing now whether
> and how to remove it, you suggest just backtracking completely on it,
> marking it as "discouraged".

What do you think “discouraged” means? It means we may never remove the
thing, but there is a chance that we will deprecate and then remove it.

What is the status of an ancient deprecation? After review we may decide
to scale it back to discouraged, meaning may never remove the thing, but
there is a chance we will upgrade it to a deprecation with teeth now, or
re-deprecate it later, and then remove the thing.

What exactly is the difference in status?

> I disagree with the idea of "Let's just move it to discouraged and
> review again".

If you make reviewing every deprecation a prerequisite to clarifying
its status then Yves will be waiting a long time for “deprecated” to
become meaningful.

Aristotle Pagaltzis // <>

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