[Python-Dev] Re: @deprecated

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Wed Mar 9 13:55:42 CET 2005

"Irmen de Jong" <irmen at xs4all.nl> writes:

> mwh wrote:
>> One difference: I imagine (hope!) the java compiler would complain if
>> the deprecated function is referenced, whereas the python version only
>> complains if it is called...
> The java compiler actually already produces deprecation warnings
> during the *compilation phase* (when used with the -deprecation option).
> During runtime, no warnings are produced.

Yeah, that's what I meant to say, even if it wasn't what I said :)


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