Re: Why is GCompletion deprecated

On Mon, 2010-06-28 at 18:43 +0200, Christian Dywan wrote:
> > and, again, there is this false impression that deprecation is akin to
> > removal.
> > 
> > [...]
> > 
> > you can either #undef G_DISABLE_DEPRECATED for the files that use
> > these particular data structures, or copy gcompletion.[ch] in your
> > project; since these files haven't been really changed in a while, the
> > maintenance burden for projects is not heavy.
> One has to wonder where this "false impression" is coming from. Is it
> by any chance because there are loads of bugs and wiki pages about
> using G_DISABLE_FOOBAR and not relying on deprecated code?

it's a maintainer's choice to make your application rely on deprecated
code; all the bugs and wiki pages in the world are there in an
informational capacity only: I cannot get on your repository and just
rip code out of your application.



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