On 2017-02-09 15:53:47 -0500, Stephen Frost wrote:
> * Josh Berkus (j...@berkus.org) wrote:
> > What I'm voting against is the idea that we'll have aliases in core, but
> > remove them in two releases.  Either that's unrealistic, or it's just
> > prolonging the pain.
> Waiting 10+ years doesn't make the pain go away when it comes to
> removing things like that.

That's ridiculous. I think we can fairly argue whether backward compat
is worth it, but claiming that migrations to something new aren't easier
if there's a number of versions that support both the old and the new
names/syntax/whatnot is obviously wrong.

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