[Python-Dev] Deprecating the formatter module

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Tue Aug 13 15:36:20 CEST 2013

On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 6:34 AM, Serhiy Storchaka <storchaka at gmail.com>wrote:

> 12.08.13 22:22, Brett Cannon написав(ла):
>  I have created http://bugs.python.org/**issue18716<http://bugs.python.org/issue18716>to deprecate the
>> formatter module for removal in Python 3.6 unless someone convinces me
>> otherwise that deprecation and removal is the wrong move.
> The formatter module doesn't look such buggy as the audioop module. If the
> formatter module was not removed in Python 3.0 I don't see why it can't
> wait to 4.0.

It doesn't help that at PyCon CA we couldn't find a single person who had
heard of the module (which included people like Alex Gaynor and Larry

I'm definitely deprecating it, but we can discuss postponing deletion.
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