On Thu, Jun 03, 2021 at 10:10:53AM -0700, Guido van Rossum wrote:
This is not a complete thought yet, but it occurred to me that while we have deprecated APIs (which will eventually go away), and provisional APIs (which must mature a little before they're declared stable), and stable APIs (which everyone can rely on), it might be good to also have something like *unstable* APIs, which will continually change without ever going away or stabilizing.
The first grey area will between Provisional API vs Unstable API.
Do developers consider provisional APIs as stable and start relying upon heavily? I am not sure.
I also lack the experience for the use-cases that you are thinking about.