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Subject:RE: When is it too much information? From:"Peter Hirons" <peter -at- galley -dot- ie> To:"'tech2wr-l'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Wed, 20 Feb 2013 20:24:35 -0000
I'd agree deprecated isn't a commonly-known word, but a deprecated
feature is neither deleted nor removed.
If you want another word how about "no longer supported features".
From: Margaret Cekis [mailto:Margaret -dot- Cekis -at- comcast -dot- net]
Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 7:20 PM
To: 'Debbie Hemstreet'; 'Ryan Young'; 'Ryan Pollack'; peter -at- galley -dot- ie
Subject: RE: When is it too much information?
Debbie Hemstreet asked, " why make the user have to think by using the
term "Depracated" Why not "Deleted Features" or "Removed Features"?"
Peter Hirons replied, "Because they are not the meaning of deprecated."
My question is, how many users will know the meaning of "Deprecated", or
care what it means? They just want a "heads-up" idea about what has
changed in the new release, and how it will affect their work. I agree
with Debbie on this.
Margaret Cekis, Johns Creek GA
PS. We have to remember to clip off the string of back and forth replies,
especially on long threads like this one.
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