[OT] Dear Google Cloud: Your Deprecation Policy is Killing You

H. S. Teoh hsteoh at quickfur.ath.cx
Mon Aug 17 14:10:09 UTC 2020

On Mon, Aug 17, 2020 at 01:16:00PM +0200, Jacob Carlborg via Digitalmars-d wrote:
> If you never can remove anything, you have to live with the old
> baggage forever. The means documentation, books, specs and other
> material that wants to be complete need to still include the
> deprecated things.

Not necessarily. You can remove it from documentation, but leave the
implementation intact, so that newer code will stop using it but older
code will not break.

But yeah, backwards compatibility does come at a cost.


Why have vacation when you can work?? -- EC

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