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RE: Marking old window variables obsolete

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: Marking old window variables obsolete
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2012 14:53:06 -0700

> > > > My request is first that we do not deprecate these user 
> > > > options _now_.
> > > 
> > > How else can we encourage users to migrate to the new machinery?
> > 
> > Sheesh.  If that's the only way users can be encouraged to 
> > adopt the new machinery, that doesn't say much about how appealing
> > it is, does it?
> > 
> > Users generally have little problem adopting new features 
> > that they find (or even suspect might be) useful.
> You must be kidding, if you rely in people discovering every new
> feature among hundreds, let alone study each one of them.

No, I am not kidding.

And you are jumping all over the map.  So now it's about users _discovering_ new
features?  No.

With that logic, we should deprecate all over the place, just to make sure users
discover new features.  "You must be kidding."

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