[Python-Dev] deprecating string module?

Fredrik Lundh fredrik@pythonware.com
Wed, 29 May 2002 15:28:08 +0200

> > If I want to write code which works in all Python versions starting
> > from 1.5.2 onwards, I should be able to do this. Deprecating
> > important modules like string and types and then removing them
> > altogether makes this impossible without extra hackery or
> > providing special bwcompat packages to the users.
> >
> I can understand this, but isn't "1.5.2" a little arbitrary.

have you tried migrating a huge python system from 1.5.2 to 2.x?
if so, what did you learn?