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RE: Deprecated (was When is it too much information?)
Subject:RE: Deprecated (was When is it too much information?) From:Sarah Blake <sarah -dot- blake -at- arieso -dot- com> To:"techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Thu, 21 Feb 2013 04:56:02 -0500
> I didn't say "no longer used," I mentioned that "not used." "Not used"
> leaves open the options of using a feature although it is not used in the current application, using the feature in the future, or deleting the feature in later releases.
That seems even more confusing to me. 'Not used' describes a user behaviour (wrongly, since the users may, in fact, still be using the feature); this is an application or support change.
How about 'Not supported'? That seems to me to incorporate the appropriate hint of 'If you go ahead and use this anyway, on your own head be it' :)
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