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

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Tue Nov 10 00:24:18 CET 2009

On Mon, Nov 9, 2009 at 3:09 PM, Yuvgoog Greenle <ubershmekel at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 12:16 AM, Ben Finney <ben+python at benfinney.id.au> wrote:

> Sorry Benny but you were convinced by an invalid argument.

Maybe you know Ben personally and maybe it's different in your
culture, but to me it sounds pretty derogatory to call someone "Benny"
who signs as "Ben".

(BTW are you using a pseudonym? Yuvgoog sounds like a made-up name.
While we are talking about how to address people, I just had to ask.)

>No pesky warnings - just plain old traceback and a dead process.

Have you actually ever tried to debug a warning? Typically the easiest
thing to do is to turn warnings into errors so you can see exactly
where it comes from...

--Guido van Rossum (python.org/~guido)

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