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Re: disabling smartmatch and when()?

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Tomasz Konojacki
June 20, 2022 16:20
Re: disabling smartmatch and when()?
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On Mon, 20 Jun 2022 17:59:59 +0200
Alexander Hartmaier <> wrote:

> Experimental means 'on the way in' to me, deprecated 'on the way out'.
> Those should be different warning (categories). Aren't they?

That's how it IMO should work, but smartmatch is a bizarre case where it
was retroactively made experimental.

BTW, leaving smartmach aside because it's a special case, I wonder if it
would be a good idea to have an explicit sink or swim policy. That is,
an unchanged feature can stay experimental for at most X releases. After
that, it has to be either removed or marked as stable.

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