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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] duplicate terms for the same things

From: William Dode
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] duplicate terms for the same things
Date: Sat, 01 May 2004 22:40:33 +0200
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Miles Bader <address@hidden> writes:

> On Sat, May 01, 2004 at 11:40:29AM -0400, James Blackwell wrote:
>> > There is a lot of commands in tla, why did you add also alias ?
>> One of the reasons for aliases is it allows arch developers to change
>> the names of commands while allowing for backward compatibility. 
> I'll add that aliases can be made invisible, which is sometimes the right
> thing when renaming a command, to preserve compatiblity but not unduly
> confuse people.

I think we must specialy take care of this in the documentation...
What about a deprecation system ? When people use the old commands it
could output a warning message.

William Dodé -

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