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From James M Snell <jasn...@us.ibm.com>
Subject Re: Another API breaking change
Date Tue, 07 Jan 2003 21:16:53 GMT
Where's the fun in that!? ;-)

- James Snell
     IBM Emerging Technologies
     jasnell@us.ibm.com
     (559) 587-1233 (office)
     (700) 544-9035 (t/l)
     Programming Web Services With SOAP
         O'Reilly & Associates, ISBN 0596000952

     Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. 
     Do not be terrified, do not be discouraged, for the Lord your 
     God will be with you whereever you go.    - Joshua 1:9



Scott Nichol <snicholnews@scottnichol.com>
01/07/2003 12:59 PM
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Maybe instead of writing "make sure that you deprecate the method", we
should write "make sure that you @deprecate the method", and avoid
thesaurus.com altogether ;-)

Scott Nichol

----- Original Message -----
From: "James M Snell" <jasnell@us.ibm.com>
To: <axis-dev@xml.apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 07, 2003 3:48 PM
Subject: Re: Another API breaking change


> Source: dictionary.com
>
> dep-re-cate
>     1. To express disapproval of, deplore
>     2. To belittle, depreciate
>
> dep-pre-ci-ate
>     1. To lessen the price or value of
>     2. To think or speak of as being of little worth; belittle
>
> Usage Note: The first and fully accepted meaning of deprecate is "to
> express disapproval of." But the word has steadily encroached on the
> meaning of depreciate. It is now used, almost to the exclusion of
> depreciate, in the sense "to belittle or mildly disparage," as in He
> deprecated his own contribution.
>
>
> Source: thesaurus.com
>
> Synonyms for deprecate: bemoan, bewail, condemn, deplore,
**depreciate** ,
> derogate, detract, disapprove of, discommend, discountenance,
disesteem,
> disfavor, disparage, expostulate, frown, lament, mudsling, object,
pooh
> pooh, pour mouth, protest against, put down, rip, run down, take down
> [emphasis added]
>
> I say toh-mah-toh, you say tuh-may-toh, who cares it's still a fruit.
:-)
>
> - James Snell
>      IBM Emerging Technologies
>      jasnell@us.ibm.com
>      (559) 587-1233 (office)
>      (700) 544-9035 (t/l)
>      Programming Web Services With SOAP
>          O'Reilly & Associates, ISBN 0596000952
>
>      Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous.
>      Do not be terrified, do not be discouraged, for the Lord your
>      God will be with you whereever you go.    - Joshua 1:9
>
>
>
> Jess Sightler <jsightler@eximtechnologies.com>
> 01/07/2003 12:25 PM
> Please respond to axis-dev
>
>
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> cc
> Russell Butek/Austin/IBM@IBMUS, Doug Davis/Raleigh/IBM@IBMUS
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> Re: Another API breaking change
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>
>
> > way to make this change would have been to depreciate the existing
>
> Deprecate... deprecate... deprecate... deprecate... deprecate... ;-)
>
> Ok, no offense, but this one is a pet-peeve of mine.  Make sure that
you
> deprecate the method.  Don't depreciate it.
>
> Thanks,
> Jess
> 'Cuz-it-ain't-accounting
>
>
>
> On Tue, 2003-01-07 at 15:12, James M Snell wrote:
> > Found another API breaking change that needs to be fixed.  This one
made
> > by Russell Butek and involves
org.apache.axis.description.ParameterDesc
> .
> >
> > An Axis 1.0 constructor was changed in version 1.22.6.2.  The
> appropriate
> > way to make this change would have been to depreciate the existing
> > constructor and to create a new one.  Russell, can you please go
back
> and
> > make the appropriate fixes?
> >
> > - James Snell
> >      IBM Emerging Technologies
> >      jasnell@us.ibm.com
> >      (559) 587-1233 (office)
> >      (700) 544-9035 (t/l)
> >      Programming Web Services With SOAP
> >          O'Reilly & Associates, ISBN 0596000952
> >
> >      Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous.
> >      Do not be terrified, do not be discouraged, for the Lord your
> >      God will be with you whereever you go.    - Joshua 1:9
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> Exim Technologies
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> Greenville SC 29601
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