[Python-Dev] Backward incompatible API changes in the pydoc module
g.brandl at gmx.net
Mon Nov 8 17:13:45 CET 2010
Am 08.11.2010 17:02, schrieb Éric Araujo:
> Hi Nick,
> If there is no enormous difficulty in maintaining compatibility, I think
> the usual deprecation process should be followed. We don’t know who is
> using pydoc as a library, so let’s play safe and not risk breaking their
> code (especially considering that it must not have been easy to write
> code extending pydoc :).
> BTW, doesn’t the process start with PendingDeprecationWarnings, then
PendingDeprecationWarnings only make sense for larger changes, especially
now that bot Pending and normal DeprecationWarnings are silent by default.
See PEP 387 (which is only a draft though).
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