[Python-Dev] Rewriting PEP4
barry at python.org
Mon Dec 6 22:54:52 CET 2004
On Mon, 2004-12-06 at 16:28, "Martin v. Löwis" wrote:
Martin, +1 on everything you wrote, with one minor quibble.
> If the module has been deprecated for atleast a year and atleast
> a version, it can be removed. Removal should move it to old-libs
> for pure Python modules; a removal procedure for pure C modules
> has not been defined yet.
I wonder if the one year/one version rule is too short. Given that new
versions come about every 18 months, I'd probably give it a 2 year/one
> Modules that have currently deprecation messages in them often
> fail to identify the Python version in which removal will occur.
> For modules that have been deprecated since 2.1, I would suggest
> to remove them for 2.5, with the option of bringing them back
> in 2.5.1 if people complain
+1 here too.
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