[stdlib-sig] standardizing the deprecation policy (and how noisy they are)

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Mon Nov 9 13:45:56 CET 2009

> I think that we have two things to worry about here, inattentional
> blindness (which is what the video tests) and problems caused by
> insufficient attention (as opposed to inattention).  And, links
> that I posted before which say that people really only see what
> they expect, rather than what is there, and that our brains are
> heavily optimised for 'ignoring stuff that doesn't matter' which
> gets in the way of us noticing stuff that does matter.

I guess we are all more or less acquainted with these phenomena. But it
still doesn't equate with "warnings are useless".

(and, by the way, the analogies you are trying to make with
aforementioned scientific research look very poor to me)

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