[jdom-interest] Push toward a 1.0 API

Jason Hunter jhunter at servlets.com
Wed Apr 10 23:46:07 PDT 2002

> When the move to JDOM 1.0 API occurs, will the deprecated methods and the
> like be completely removed or kept (as deprecated).

Removed.  We've established the pattern of removing deprecated methods
after every beta cycle.  That lets you do a relatively easy upgrade
between betas, but during that beta you want to wean yourself off the
deprecated methods.

> I know that removing deprecated methods will break code where people are
> happy to call the deprecated method and ignore the warning b ut the v1.0 is
> the final chance for a "clean" JDOM version before you really do have to
> keep old methods.

No Java API has ever shipped a 1.0 with deprecated methods.  We won't


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