[Zope-dev] [Checkins] SVN: zope.app.http/trunk/- Replacedthedependency on zope.deprecation with BBB imports

Stephan Richter srichter at cosmos.phy.tufts.edu
Wed May 27 19:02:56 EDT 2009

On Wednesday 27 May 2009, Roger Ineichen wrote:
> I think using packages with deprecated code is just a workarround
> if someone needs to use new features which is built in a
> newer version of a package and can't use all the newer
> versions of the packages this package depends on. (BBB)
> The better way is to use the old package or the new set of packages.
> I agree that this is not always possible. But we should not
> excuse us and tink that this is correct. It still has a hugh
> potential of problems because the set of versions is based
> on BBB and this part is not well tested or test are removed.
> Most the time if you will run into unexpected problems,
> some untested old BB code is involved. Take a look at the
> old registry code in our zope packages as a sample.

I have been following this discussion and just want to mention that I fully 
agree with Roger. If you release a final version of Zope or a package that 
spews deprecation warnings or has not fixed the imports, then this should be 
considered bad releasing.

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