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July 23, 2016 14:23
Re: Indented here docs?
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On 22 Jul 2016 13:02, "Aristotle Pagaltzis" <> wrote:
> * 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.

We can make deprecated mean something simply by making every deprecation
warning we have become a  fatal exception.


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