On 10 June 2012 17:29, Volker Braun <vbrau...@gmail.com
> The deprecation warning should include the Sage version where it was
> deprecated, as in
> deprecation('foobar is deprecated', 'Sage Version 4.8')
Sounds good. I looked for something about deprecation warnings in the
developers' guide but found nothing. Where is it?
> On Sunday, June 10, 2012 5:23:36 PM UTC+1, John Cremona wrote:
>> We have a rule about giving a deprecation output warning when the user
>> interface of a function changes, and somewhere is written down how
>> long that should remain in place. But is there an easy way to tell?
>> I tried using "hg blame" which tagged the lines I was looking at with
>> the number 12039, but that does not refer to a relevant trac ticket.
>> I put the number into the search box at
and miraculously the first hit led me
>> to changeset 12039:b9efad4a61dd, dated Fri Apr 03 16:29:44 2009 -0700
>> (3 years ago) -- which is not the right one, looks like a reviewer's
>> patch -- and the second hit seems to be the one I was looking for
>> (same date).
>> Perhaps it would make life simpler if whenever people write code
>> introducing a new deprecation warning, there's a date? Though the
>> time of writing the code and the date of the release can be years
>> apart, so what then?
>> In the case I was looking at (for ticket #13100) I think I am sage in
>> removing the deprecation messages, and my patch there will do so.