[Twisted-Python] "Stability: Unstable" might be clearer as "API status: unsupported"?

Andrew Bennetts andrew-twisted at puzzling.org
Sun Sep 24 21:39:03 EDT 2006

glyph at divmod.com wrote:
> On Sun, 24 Sep 2006 10:54:15 -0400, Itamar Shtull-Trauring 
> >So as long we are up front and visible about existing limitations in
> >these reactors, our users benefit by us including them.
> I don't think we have nearly enough visibility on the quality or stability 
> of those reactors.  "Stability: Unstable" means "we might change this", not 
> "it is known to be broken and to fail numerous tests".

As a tangent, people seem to get confused by this.  Perhaps it would be less
ambiguous to replace "Stability: Unstable" with something like:

    API status: in flux


    API status: unsupported

and "Stability: stable" with:

    API status: supported

Just to remove the ambiguity?


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