"You made a thing, but now you wish it'd go away... Deprecations, a love story."
regret is a library for deprecating functionality in Python libraries and applications.
Its documentation lives on Read the Docs.
regret can deprecate:
- [x] callables
- [x] functions
- [x] classes
- [ ] subclassable classes
- [ ] attributes
- [ ] of modules
- [ ] of classes
- [ ] of instances
- [ ] descriptors
- [ ] classmethod
- [ ] modules
- [ ] current module
- [ ] other module
- [ ] parameters to callables
- [x] previously required parameters that will be removed
- [x] optional parameters that are now required
- [ ] deprecated values for parameters
- [ ] type changes for parameters
- [ ] mutual exclusion
- [ ] interfaces
- [ ] PEP 544 protocols
- [ ] zope.interfaces
- [x] inheritability of a class
regret is meant to cover all of the deprecations an author may encounter.
It is intended to:
- be versioning system agnostic (i.e. SemVer, CalVer, HipsTer, etc.), because deprecations originate from a version, a point in time, or both.
- be documentation system aware (i.e. Sphinx, epydoc, Plaintext, etc.), because deprecations need communication.
- be itself fully tested, because deprecations must not break the code they deprecate
- support removal date indication, and likely “policies” which automate choosing default removal dates, because deprecations ultimately intend some ultimate change
- make “clean code” trivially easy to deprecate, and make complex code possible to deprecate, because the deprecation process is fraught with edge cases and unforeseen necessity.
- minimize the amount of deprecation-related code required for authors, since deprecations are boring, and we all want to focus on developing our libraries instead.
In particular, as a lofty first milestone, it is intended to cover all of the specific deprecations required for these jsonschema issues, and with luck, to subsume all the functionality present in twisted.python.deprecate.
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