[Twisted-Python] [RFC] Deprecation Policy
jml at mumak.net
Mon Apr 28 03:50:33 EDT 2008
On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 5:36 PM, Jonathan Lange <jml at mumak.net> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 4:50 PM, <glyph at divmod.com> wrote:
> > There's obviously some work to do here to make this policy easy and
> > convenient to follow. This needs to be edited, CompatibilityPolicy updated,
> > and prominently linked. We need someone to write up at least two different
> > summaries: one for maintainers of projects using Twisted ("What kind of
> > compatibility should I expect from Twisted releases?") one for Twisted
> > contributors ("How do I add a deprecation? When can I remove it?") and
> > maybe one for users and one for packagers, too. We need some tools to help
> > us update deprecations. We need trial to change so that developers are
> > notified earlier than their users.
> > Do I hear any volunteers...? :)
> Me. I wouldn't have raised the issue if I wasn't willing.
That said, I would be greatly surprised if you guys *didn't* have
opinions about implementation beyond what Glyph has already mentioned.
If you have opinions, either mention them now or out-volunteer me, so
I don't end up wasting my time.
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