[Python-Dev] Deprecating C APIs (Use of PyArg_NoArgs())
Martin v. Loewis
04 Apr 2002 20:28:39 +0200
"Fredrik Lundh" <email@example.com> writes:
> and what good is that, really? why would the *users* of a
> module I've written have to care about this?
> the Py_DEPRECATED approach (and the "grep" tool) is a much
> better way to use everybody's time.
Your users will care about it because your module fails to compile if
the deprecated API is wrapped with Py_DEPRECATED, whereas it continues
to compile and run when the warning is produced - the warning is
annoying (and really meant for you only), but is the lesser evil.