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From "Erik Hatcher" <>
Subject Re: [WARN] Removing the file attribute from <zip> and friends tomorrow
Date Mon, 04 Feb 2002 22:36:24 GMT
----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Loughran" <>

> I prefer leaving them in with a deprecation message, though removing all
> documentation of their very existence from the manual pages.

+1 for deprecating and undocumenting.

> Likewise, I would like to clean up the manual to strip out <execon>
> <rename>,<deletefiles> , maybe even the whole global filter thing.
> task names and dangerous ideas do need to be kept out of site. The source
> still there for people to look at.

Again +1 for cleaning up such cruft.  Global filters are evil! References
are the way to go for such reuse.


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