[Python-Dev] Baffled by PyArg_ParseTupleAndKeywords modification

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Sat Feb 11 16:40:35 CET 2006

On Sat, Feb 11, 2006, "Martin v. L?wis" wrote:
> Not at all. People appear to completely fail to grasp the notion of
> "deprecated" in this context. It just means "it may go away in a
> future version", implying that the rest of it may *not* go away in a
> future version.
> That future version might get published in 2270, when everybody has
> switched to C++, and compatibility with C is no longer required.

Just for the clarification of those of us who are not C/C++ programmers,
are you saying that this is different from the meaning in Python, where
"deprecated" means that something *IS* going away?
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