[RFC] qdelete -> qpromote?
mpm at selenic.com
Wed May 21 15:29:31 CDT 2008
On Wed, 2008-05-21 at 13:04 -0700, Brendan Cully wrote:
> On Wednesday, 21 May 2008 at 14:59, Matt Mackall wrote:
> > On Wed, 2008-05-21 at 12:09 +0000, Dirkjan Ochtman wrote:
> > > I propose we move the -r functionality out of qdel
> > Why do I always have to be the guy who comes in and reminds everyone
> > that breaking backward compatibility isn't allowed?
> > The current name sucks, granted. But people have been using it every day
> > for nearly 3 years!
> How do you feel about having a new, decent name (I proposed
> qmanage/qunmanage) but also keeping the old forms around for
> compatibility? At some point we can have the old forms issue a
> deprecation warning.
That's probably fine, provided the new name is enough better that it
justifies having a whole new command. I don't think deprecating the old
command will be worth the trouble though.
Mathematics is the supreme nostalgia of our time.
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