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From Robert Muir <>
Subject Re: Deprecated methods on trunk
Date Wed, 15 Feb 2012 11:43:35 GMT
On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 6:36 AM, Shai Erera <> wrote:
> It makes sense to me, but it also means that 4.0 will go out with deprecated
> API that will exist until 5.0 is out.
> I only raised it to learn if this was done by mistake, or there is some
> logic behind it. I guess that for me, reading MIGRATE will be enough, but I
> cannot speak for others.

just my opinion here: I think MIGRATE.txt, Backwards Breaks section of
CHANGES.txt, etc should all be the very last resort, even on trunk.

Sure we can break APIs totally for trunk, but that doesn't mean we
should just because we can.


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