Re: Terminology question: Deprecated function

Subject: Re: Terminology question: Deprecated function
From: Ann Hastings <explorer227 -at- juno -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2001 21:29:37 -0700

"Deprecated" is also used in addressing a non-techie audience in Liz
Castro's easy-to-understand book "HTML for the World Wide Web" by
Peachpit Press.

On Wed, 10 Oct 2001 17:38:18 +0100 Darren Barefoot
<Darren -dot- Barefoot -at- capeclear -dot- com> writes:
> Hi,
> In my experience, this is a common and widely-understood term among
> software engineers. So, unless you're targeting your checklist of APIs
to a
> non-engineer audience, I would stick with this term. I know that
> answer your question. So, you might want to go with "no longer
> supported" or "obsolescent" or "extinct" or "defunct". DB.

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