[Python-Dev] Autoloading? (Making Queue.Queue easier to use)

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Wed Oct 12 23:48:30 CEST 2005

On Wed, Oct 12, 2005, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> On 10/12/05, Aahz <aahz at pythoncraft.com> wrote:
>> Note carefully the deprecation in quotes.  It's not going to be
>> literally deprecated, only renamed, similar to the way _socket and
>> socket work together.  We could also rename to _threading, but I prefer
>> the simpler change of only a prepended underscore.
> Could you specify exactly what you have in mind? How would backwards
> compatibility be maintained in 2.x?

I'm suggesting that we add a doc note that using the thread module is
discouraged and that it will be renamed in 3.0.

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