[Python-Dev] Deprecating obsolete builtins
mwh at python.net
Wed Nov 5 08:48:53 EST 2003
"Raymond Hettinger" <python at rcn.com> writes:
> [Neal Norwitz]
>> For 2.4 I'd suggest we officially deprecate: apply, coerce, intern.
I think apply is probably widely enough used that this is too strong.
It could be a right royal pain in the arse if you wanted to have code
that still ran in 1.5.2. I realize that this poses other problems,
but I don't feel we should be going out of our way to make it harder.
(Unfortunately, while you get Tom Baker saying "then we
were attacked by monsters", he doesn't flash and make
-- Gareth Marlow, ucam.chat, from Owen Dunn's review of the year
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