[Python-Dev] Deprecate ``multifile``?

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Tue Feb 21 16:50:58 CET 2006

On Fri, 2006-02-17 at 14:01 +0100, Georg Brandl wrote:
> Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> > Georg Brandl wrote:
> > 
> >> as Jim Jewett noted, multifile is supplanted by email as much as mimify etc.
> >> but it is not marked as deprecated. Should it be deprecated in 2.5?
> > 
> > -0.5 (gratuitous breakage).
> > 
> > I think the current "see also/supersedes" link is good enough.
> Well, it would be deprecated like the other email modules, that is, only
> a note is added to the docs and it is added to PEP 4. There would be no
> warning.

IIRC, when I brought this up ages ago, there was some grumbling that
multifile is useful for other than email/MIME applications.  Still, I'm
+1 on PEP 4'ing it.


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