[Python-Dev] deprecating string module?

Aahz aahz@pythoncraft.com
Wed, 29 May 2002 11:24:58 -0400

On Wed, May 29, 2002, Guido van Rossum wrote:
>> So don't keep proposing changes that break 1.5.2 compatibility.
> -1.  That means we could never deprecate a feature.

In case it wasn't clear, that was sarcasm in response to Skip's "tired
of whining" comment.  I like to think I occupy the middle ground on the
backward compatibility issue, and at various times I like to take
potshots at both extremes.
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