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.


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