[Numpy-discussion] Adding a version system to the deprecation functions in numpy/lib/utils ?

Sebastian Haase haase@msg.ucsf....
Fri Jun 20 15:17:00 CDT 2008

On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 9:37 AM, David Cournapeau
<david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp> wrote:
> Robert Kern wrote:
>> They should deprecated for one minor version and then deleted.
> Ok, thanks for the clarification. Since I was not aware of this, and did
> not see this information on the wiki, I added it in
> http://scipy.org/scipy/numpy/wiki/ApiDeprecation. Let me know if there
> is something I misunderstood from your remarks,
Hi David,
you say:
"""For example, if a function is deprecated in numpy 1.1.0, it will
remain so in all 1.1.x releases, but it can and should be removed in
1.2.0. """

But what if, say, with version 1.1.2 we decide to change a given
default argument. So you get the deprecation warning starting with
But now, if this happens to be the last version of 1.1.x. -- you say
that already with the next version ( being 1.2.0 ) it would change
without a deprecation warning given anymore !?

Sebastian Haase

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