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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSE] Enhancements to <style> and <xmlvalidate> for 1.5
Date Sat, 15 Sep 2001 00:01:27 GMT
On Sat, 15 Sep 2001 03:30, Craeg K. Strong wrote:
> Speaking of which, it would be nice to adopt an official deprecation
> policy, and to document
> it in a short blurb on the website.    For example: "obsolete features
> are deprecated for one release,
> and are removed in the following release.  If you feel strongly about a
> feature that has been deprecated,
> please express yourself on the appropriate mailing list."    I mention
> this b/c I noticed that cruft like <copydir>
> has been hanging around for an awfully long time.   Hmmmm... I remember
> someone mentioned
> "encouraging evil practices"   ;-)

I would prefer to keep backwards compatability (and all the cruft) till Ant2 
and then users should only have to worry about compatability issues once ;)



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