[erlang-questions] Strings - deprecated functions

Fred Hebert mononcqc@REDACTED
Mon Nov 27 04:02:58 CET 2017

On 11/27, Robert Virding wrote:
>I think it is perfectly possible to keep the old functions in the same
>'string' module in a clean way if you just reorganise the documentation.
>Now all the functions, both the new and the obsolete, are kept in one
>alphabetical list which makes it difficult to see which are which and get a
>clear overview of the functions. Why not just separate the functions into 2
>groups, the new and the obsolete, each in its own alphabetical list? This
>would make it easy to keep the old functions while making it easy for
>people to choose the newer ones, and migrate code if desired. There would
>then be no need to get rid of the old functions and break backward

The index on the left of the docs is alphabetical (that's automated), 
but the functions on the page itself are already in a new/old set of 
functions, each sorted alphabetically.

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