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Re: Release now?

From: Marius Vollmer
Subject: Re: Release now?
Date: 26 Apr 2003 00:59:58 +0200
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Neil Jerram <address@hidden> writes:

> >>>>> "Marius" == Marius Vollmer <address@hidden> writes:
>     Marius> Also, the deprecation mechanism should be made more
>     Marius> user-oriented and be controlled with a macro like
>     Marius> _GNU_SOURCE.
>     Marius> Also also, I promised rms to keep backwards compatability
>     Marius> for a long time (and I do agree that it is important).
>     Marius> That means that the things that are deprecated in 1.6 and
>     Marius> have already been removed from 1.8 need to be added back.
>     Marius> I understand that this is an unwelcome mass of
>     Marius> uninteresting work and I'm willing to do it myself, of
>     Marius> course, eventually... :-/
> These two `also's could be closely related, couldn't they?

Yes, they are related, but they can be worked on independently.  I
hope that the 'per-inclusion' activation of deprecated things can be
done without changing our current internal method of marking things as

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