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From Andra Lungu <lungu.an...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Deprecate Spargel API for 0.9
Date Tue, 10 Mar 2015 21:37:28 GMT
Big +1 for deprecating Spargel :D

On Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 10:02 PM, Vasiliki Kalavri <
vasilikikalavri@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I would like your opinion on whether we should deprecate the Spargel API in
> 0.9.
>
> Gelly doesn't depend on Spargel, it actually contains it -- we have copied
> the relevant classes over. I think it would be a good idea to deprecate
> Spargel in 0.9, so that we can inform existing Spargel users that we'll
> eventually remove it.
>
> Also, I think the fact that we have 2 Graph APIs in the documentation might
> be a bit confusing for newcomers. One might wonder why do we have them both
> and when shall they use one over the other?
>
> It might be a good idea to add a note in the Spargel guide that would
> suggest to use Gelly instead and a corresponding note in the beginning of
> the Gelly guide to explain that Spargel is part of Gelly now. Or maybe a
> "Gelly or Spargel?" section. What do you think?
>
> The only thing that worries me is that the Gelly API is not very stable. Of
> course, we are mostly adding things, but we are planning to make some
> changes as well and I'm sure more will be needed the more we use it.
>
> Looking forward to your thoughts!
>
> Cheers,
> Vasia.
>

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