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- Subject: Re: Query re: documentation for v. 5.2
- From: Roberto Ierusalimschy <roberto@...>
- Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2011 15:01:45 -0200
> As things stand, there is no indication in the documentation that
> these features have ever been removed, only they have have been
> deprecated. Under a common understanding of *deprecate*, "[f]eatures
> are deprecated—rather than immediately removed—in order to provide
> backward compatibility, and give programmers who have used the feature
> time to bring their code into compliance with the new standard." .
Everything deprecated in a version of Lua is removed in the next
version. We may add a line about this in the manual.