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Re: Strawman Promises consensus position, based on Thursday's telechat

From: Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com>
Date: Sat, 4 Oct 2014 12:01:37 -0700
Message-ID: <CABcZeBP_A0MAVODy80TZ2CtgeEVwbmtr0e2S7kFn=FzHb6iKyg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Cc: "public-media-capture@w3.org" <public-media-capture@w3.org>
On Fri, Oct 3, 2014 at 11:28 PM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl> wrote:

> Can someone explain to me what the point of not deprecating a
> known-bad-thing is?

There's not universal agreement that it's bad and people are actually
using it.

Note that deprecating does not mean immediate
> removal. Just issueing warnings that it will be removed down the line
> and indicating what the replacement is. If you don't do that, I don't
> see why it's realistic to think you can deprecate it in two years
> time.

I'm not particularly interested in deprecating it, but I'd be willing to
it in a few years.

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