Re: Problems with querying the pointer

Tim Janik <timj gtk org> writes:

> On Wed, 2 Oct 2002, Owen Taylor wrote:
> > As for deprecation, the policy we've being doing so far is "no new
> > deprecations in 2.2, save them to be added to 2.4". I'll make sure
> > there is a bug open to deprecate it for 2.4.
> i think that's a bit pointless ;)
> if you want to deprecate something in 2.4, it's basically deprecated now,
> you're just not telling people.
> i'd suggest to "softly" deprecate these things now, which is deprectaing
> it's use in the docs, and the headers (by means of surrounding comments)
> and just defer putting them into GTK_ENABLE_DEPRECATED until 2.4.

Well, sure, what I mean by "no new deprecations" is no adding 
stuff to GTK_DISABLE_DEPRECATED, not keeping it a secret that
it will be deprecated.

Certainly, we've added comments to various docs indicating that
that things wil be deprecated in a future release and FOO should
be used instead.


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