[SciPy-dev] Deprecating packages

David Cournapeau david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac...
Fri Jul 27 02:57:04 CDT 2007


    In the context of releasing soon a new scipy tarball, I was 
wondering what is the most appropriate approach to deprecate toolboxes 
(in sandbox, not standard packages of course). 4 packages in 
scipy.sandbox are now in scikits.learn (pyem, svm, ann and ga). What I 
did for pyem is to throw an import error in the __init__ with 
instructions on where to get the new code. Can I do the same for other 
packages (those were not "mine", so I didn't want to change anything 
before feedback) ?



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