[Python-Dev] deprecating string module?

Martin v. Loewis martin@v.loewis.de
30 May 2002 22:16:49 +0200

"Fredrik Lundh" <fredrik@pythonware.com> writes:

> > > have you tried migrating a huge python system from 1.5.2 to 2.x?
> > > if so, what did you learn?
> > 
> > That it is easier than porting from 1.4.
> this does not match my experiences (neither from 24/7 production
> systems, nor any of our gui applications).
> what kind of applications have you ported?

I found the primary difference in the use of the regex module: Python
1.5 code would use the re module, which was not available in 1.4. This
now causes a DeprecationWarning.

The most recent instance where I had to change this was YAPPS.