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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: removing deprecated stuff
Date Thu, 22 Nov 2001 19:54:44 GMT
On Fri, 23 Nov 2001 06:07, Steve Loughran wrote:
> 1. We can pull all references to these from the docs. This stop anybody who
> doesnt use them now from using them in future
> 2. We can put a Sleep(20) in front of each call to penalise anyone who uses
> them. Harsh but a nondestructive means of hinting that they should stop it.

Most of the deprecated tasks/features issue warnings so we don't need to do 
the sleep.

The main reason for leaving deprecated stuff in is so that peoples build 
files don't just fail when they upgrade but they are given warning and can 
gracefull upgrade.



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