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Re: Deprecating 1.1.x when 1.3.0 comes out.

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-10-12 17:26:33 CEST

Toby Johnson <toby@etjohnson.us> writes:
> http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=deprecate
> 1. To express disapproval of; deplore.
> 2. To belittle; depreciate.
> Perhaps "end-of-life" or something similar would be a better term?
> When I hear "deprecate", I think it means you're saying there's a
> serious problem with it and it shouldn't be used.

Well, it's a term of art in software releases, I think. But the
release announcement will make it clear exactly what it means, by
definining it there (just as we did for 1.0.x when 1.2 came out).


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