[Python-Dev] Silent Deprecation Candidate -- buffer()
Sat, 29 Jun 2002 18:04:28 -0400
From: "Fredrik Lundh" <email@example.com>
> > As far as I can tell, buffer() is one of the least used or known about
> > Python tools. What do you guys think about this as a candidate for
> > deprecation (moving out of the primary documentation)?
> +1, in theory.
And perhaps in practice. No replies were received from my buffer() survey
> does anyone have any real-life use cases? I've never been
> able to use it for anything, and cannot recall ever seeing it
> being used by anyone else...
Also, I scanned a few packages (just the ones I thought might use it like
Gadfly, HTMLgen, Spark, etc) on the Vaults of Parnassus and found zero
My Google searches turned-up empty and so did a grep of the library.