[Xapian-devel] Deprecation

Olly Betts olly at survex.com
Wed Apr 18 00:26:12 BST 2007

On Tue, Apr 17, 2007 at 10:17:19AM +0100, Richard Boulton wrote:
> I've also marked items in the bindings which should be deprecated: most 
> of these have been marked as "out-of-date" in xapian.i for ages, but not 
> clearly documented publically, so it's perhaps a bit more controversial 
> whether they should be removed now.  On the other hand, the bindings 
> have been less stable than the core until now, and it would be easier to 
> remove them at the same time as removing the equivalent from the core.

I don't think it's sensible to go down the road of keeping deprecated
aliases and compatibility code in the bindings when the corresponding
code has been removed from the C++ library.  And the bindings
documentation suggests referring to the C++ API, which does mark them as


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