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...

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