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[Python-Dev] PEP 594: update 1


On 5/21/2019 10:12 AM, Christian Heimes wrote:

> -------------------------------------------------------------------
> PEP: 594
> Title: Removing dead batteries from the standard library

'dead' seems controversial.  'nearly useless' should be less so.  I 
think 'after 2.7 end-of-life' is worth adding, as the schedule hinges 
around that.  Result:

"Removing nearly useless batteries from the standard library after 2.7 
end-of-life."

> Abstract
> ========

> Rationale
> =========

Part of the point of the PEP is to gather together nearly all proposals 
in one place so users can respond in a timely fashion.

> Deprecation schedule
> ====================

I think it worth adding that some modules were deprecated years ago but 
kept until after 2.7 end-of-life to ease 3.x transition.  Removing 
modules is not a sudden new idea.

Also, the proposed schedule (with one exception) is a slower alternative 
than proposals to add a deprecation warning (if not one already) in 3.8 
and remove in 3.9.


-- 
Terry Jan Reedy