[Python-Dev] Re: mpz module broken with GMP 4.0

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Sat, 15 Dec 2001 20:01:35 -0500

> > Remove it?
> I think this is unacceptable for 2.2, now that 2.2c1 carries the
> module. It seems that it still works fine as before with older
> versions of GMP, and it also seems that there are a few users out
> there of the module.
> If users care enough, somebody will contribute a patch. If they don't
> care, we can deprecate it for 2.3, and remove it in 2.4 (following the
> guidelines for language evolution).

Let's mark it as deprecated in 2.2, and remove it in 2.3.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)