On 11/29/05, Philipp von Weitershausen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > We could deprecate DateTime now to warn people about that. But then > their product would only either work with Zope <2.12 or with Zope >2.12 > (depending on whether it still expects the DateTime API or the > datetime.datetime API); it would not with both versions. That's a harsh > upgrade plan and it would probably take ages before people would adopt > Zope 2.12.
I agree, official deprecation and warnings should only happen when we have a real backwards compatibility and transition-path. Which would include what you call a "frankendatetime". :-) Which, as I understand it, is what Jürgen Herrman wanted to create... -- Lennart Regebro, Nuxeo http://www.nuxeo.com/ CPS Content Management http://www.cps-project.org/ _______________________________________________ Zope maillist - Zope@zope.org http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope ** No cross posts or HTML encoding! ** (Related lists - http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-announce http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev )