[fpc-pascal] xmlrpc unit

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Thu Jul 1 09:33:40 CEST 2010

On Thu, 1 Jul 2010, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:

> Op 2010-06-30 18:00, Jonas Maebe het geskryf:
>> * Deprecated in favour of fcl-web and WST
> In all fairness, deprecated normally means it is "marked" as deprecated at
> least for one release *before* it gets deleted.  If I was ik, I'd be pretty
> pissed off working on a project that might be released in a week or two.
> Already tried and tested and passed QA, and then suddenly need to switch to
> an unfamiliar technology that has not passed our QA yet.  Just my 2c worth.

True, but given that the examples didn't compile since many, many years, I'd
say that the probability that xmlrpc passed the QA in a company was very remote
indeed. That was why we decided to remove it alltogether at once.

And since the code was not being maintained anyway, he could just have kept the
latest copy of it: so no harm done.


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