On Mon, Feb 25, 2002 at 02:38:45AM -0500, Mike Barcroft wrote: > Doug Barton <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > > Mike Barcroft wrote: > > > Deprecated features should generate warnings. > > > > Ok, then let's call it "Undocumented legacy support." I agree that > > features we don't want to support anymore should generate warnings that > > encourage users to change. However, there is so little cost to support > > the old flags that there is no reason to ever discontinue that support. > > it's two lines of code. You can see them in the diff. The code is even > > properly documented to indicate it's purpose. It can't get any better > > than that. > > I don't have any objections to making this a supported legacy mode, > but I think deprecated features (things we *want* to go away) should > produce warnings.
I'd prefer not to support N different ways of specifying colours, and want to hold onto making the deprecated version include warnings. Sorry, Joe
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