[Python-Dev] Re: Deprecation

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Thu, 30 May 2002 21:30:56 -0400

> Well, personally I think it would be great if every release silently
> suppressed deprecation warnings for code older than the release. So
> it would only need to know its own release date. But I've made the
> suggestion before, so apparently nobody thinks this is a sensible
> way to achieve "silent deprecation".

I think it would defeat the purpose.  Plus, how do you determine the

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