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Deprecation 2 (wuz Re: [zzdev] Re: [zzdev] Re: [zzdev] Re: [zzdev] ZZ-space and using its dimensions

Okay, I give in.  The normal use of the word 'deprecated',
 meaning 'disparaged', is suspended in the programmers' world;
 here it means 'on the way out'.


At 05:57 AM 7/16/00 +0300, you wrote:
>On Sun, 16 Jul 2000, Ted Nelson wrote:
>> I'm not sure about this new Linuxy meaning of "deprecated"--
>>  in this context, you mean Obsolete ?-)
>Means "is a remnant of the past that will be removed from the current
>state soon but is there right now because someone might still be using
>For instance, the change from ! to / could've been handled so that first
>! is deprecated and / is introduced and for some time, both work and
>then, ! is removed and is free to be used for other purposes.
>	Tuomas
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