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Subject:RE: When is it too much information? From:Sarah Blake <sarah -dot- blake -at- arieso -dot- com> To:tech2wr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Wed, 20 Feb 2013 07:00:02 -0500
> Except why make the user have to think by using the term "Depracated" Why not "Deleted Features" or "Removed Features"?
Because they're not necessarily deleted or removed. Quite often the feature is still available for a while to give existing users a chance to make any necessary changes to their setup. Sometimes they just remove the links from the obvious parts of the UI but you can still get to the feature from a command line. Sometimes they have no intention of actually /removing/ the feature, they just don't want to support it anymore.
Which is all rather closer to the natural language meaning of 'deprecate'.
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