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Re: A proposal for removing obsolete packages

From: John Wiegley
Subject: Re: A proposal for removing obsolete packages
Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2016 21:28:57 -0800
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>>>>> Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> We've repeatedly seen reports from people who jump 2 major releases, so I
>> think removing sooner than after a full major release cycle is not
>> something we should start with.

> Agreed. And that matches our past behavior: we generally purge features
> marked obsolete more than 2 major versions ago (tho the condition shouldn't
> be based on counting major versions but on years, IMO).

I like this suggestion as well, and would like to delay purging until after a
full major release cycle.

John Wiegley                  GPG fingerprint = 4710 CF98 AF9B 327B B80F
http://newartisans.com                          60E1 46C4 BD1A 7AC1 4BA2

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