[Python-Dev] Draft PEP: Deprecate codecs.StreamReader and codecs.StreamWriter
tjreedy at udel.edu
Thu Jul 7 19:33:17 CEST 2011
On 7/7/2011 7:28 AM, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> The main point of the PEP, IMO, is actually the deprecation itself. By
> deprecating, we signal that something isn't actively maintained
> anymore, and that a (allegedly better) alternative is available.
> I think that's a very reasonable thing to do, regardless of whether or
> not the "thing" actually gets removed in a later version.
Yes, the final decision could be deprecate now, remove in 4.0, as
happened during the 2.x series.
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