[rfc-i] Alternatives to 'deprecated' in xml2rfc v3

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Tue May 6 08:37:39 PDT 2014


On 2014-05-06 16:27, Andrew Sullivan wrote:
> On Tue, May 06, 2014 at 03:24:57PM +0100, Elwyn Davies wrote:
>> historic items there for backwards compatibility only.  'Deprecated' is
>> more along the advisory or SHOULD NOT axis.
>
> I don't care what you call this.  I will say that, where I come from,
> "deprecated" means "don't use for new work", which is I think what's
> wanted, but I really totally don't care.  Call it
> warning-danger-will-robinson if that makes everyone happy.
>
> A

Exactly. It means "you can still use it, but it might be gone in the 
next revision".

Best regards, Julian



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