[Python-Dev] deprecating string module?
Wed, 29 May 2002 11:55:21 -0600
>Or maybe we could introduce a new warning category,
>SilentDeprecationWarning, which is normally ignored (like
>OverflowWarning already is). This could be turned on explicitly with
>a -W option so someone wanting to check that their code is
>future-proof would have an easy way to do so.
>I do not want to ignore all DeprecationWarning messages by default, as
>it would defeat the main purpose of the warning.
I'm quite happy to leave deprecation warnings to an
external tool, personally. I'm happy to use external
tools for a lot of stuff, like "tell me about the
likely version compatibility issues of this code".