[Python-Dev] Removing stuff from 2.4
Guido van Rossum
gvanrossum at gmail.com
Mon Aug 30 21:57:37 CEST 2004
> > * Remove TERMIOS, mpz, statcache, xreadlines, rotor.
> > (Unchanged from my earlier proposal.)
> > These modules have raised DeprecationWarning for a while, but only
> > rotor is listed in PEP 4. I'll add them to the PEP in any event;
> > is not being listed sufficient grounds for delaying their removal to
> > 2.5?
> > (I would say we don't need to wait until 2.5; they've been raising
> > DeprecationWarnings for a long time, so users should be well aware
> > the modules' days are numbered.)
> > * Leave rfc822, mimetools alone; the stdlib will have to avoid their use
> > first, and I'm not going to do that right now.
> > * Make mimify, MimeWriter raise DeprecationWarnings; nothing in the
> > stdlib uses them.
All +1 from me. (I still haven't started using the new email package,
so I'm reluctant to see my beloved rfc822.py disappearing in the
future; but I trust its fate is sealed, and I'm happy it gets an
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