[Twisted-Python] [RFC] Deprecation Policy

Jonathan Lange 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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