Martijn Faassen wrote:
Paul Winkler wrote:
On Wed, Jun 14, 2006 at 11:47:13AM -0400, Chris McDonough wrote:
I think that's the sanest policy. So it's OK if "bullshit" gets called on people putting deprecation warnings into any .1, .2, etc through .9 releases, then? This seems like the only thing that can work. We can't expect people to upgrade to stable point releases (e.g. 2.8.5 from 2.8.4 or earlier) just to be able to see deprecation warnings.


That makes perfect sense to me.
+1 to no new deprecation warnings in stable third-dot releases.

+1 to that too. No new deprecation warnings outside feature releases.

+ 1 too.

One of my other bugbears is that a flood of deprecation warnings often masks real problems.

How would people feel about the default zope.conf hiding all deprecation warning?

Product authors should switch them on for their products, which they control, and they should need to worry about.

This also applies for project-specific code.

This seems a better place to me than the current default behaviour of "there's loads of these being spewed out, so I'll just ignore 'em all" which misses out on the last 2 things I mentioned above...

cheers,

Chris

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