Vote: deprecate std.xml?

rikki cattermole rikki at
Sat Jan 11 17:12:55 UTC 2020

On 12/01/2020 5:44 AM, Ernesto Castellotti wrote:
> I would be happy if std.xml were replaced with a new module, I propose 
> this plan:
> 1) Create a new module for xml and put it in std.experimental.xml
> 2) Wait for user feedback
> 3) Deprecate std.xml and informing users that it will be replaced with 
> std.experimental.xml
> 4) Replace std.xml with std.experimental.xml and put the old module on 
> undeaD

That was the plan.

There is problems with having modules marked as "this thing is bad, 
don't expect it to be around for much longer" and then keeping it around 
for 10's of years.

It has come up on Reddit even...

It's not a good look and actively discourages people from using D.

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