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From Stefan Bodewig <bode...@apache.org>
Subject Re: removing deprecated stuff
Date Fri, 30 Nov 2001 08:15:03 GMT
On Thu, 29 Nov 2001, Magesh Umasankar <umagesh@apache.org> wrote:

> From: "Stefan Bodewig" <bodewig@apache.org>
> 
>> On Thu, 29 Nov 2001, Magesh Umasankar <umagesh@apache.org> wrote:
>>
>> > How about showing deprecated warnings only when ant
>> > is run in -deprecated mode?
>>
>> This would make things even worse for us.  Users that don't care
>> what will be broken by an update, will never see this warning.
> 
> I was just proposing an alternative much like javac which *warns*
> user that user has used deprecated stuff.

I know, but I think it is good to annoy users enough so that they are
going to upgrade 8-)

> If user is so concerned, user will compile with -deprecation turned
> on.

The bigger problem are the users who are not so concerned.

>> Nobody is going to enable that switch.
> 
> How are you so sure? :-)

I have that crystal ball, you know.

Stefan

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