[Python-Dev] Re: Deprecation

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Thu, 30 May 2002 16:58:22 -0400

> while i agree to this basic idea i wanted to remind of the other
> point buried in my mail ... Changing the deprecation process to be based
> on *version numbers* rather than *uncertain future points in time*...

-1.  It's hard to predict how often versions will be released.  The
PEPs (4 and 5) specify time limits, which are better defined.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)