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What is depracated?

  1. Dec 21, 2004 #1

    Monique

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    I believe 'depracated' is some kind of programming lingo, WHAT does it mean? :devil: My bf keeps commenting that stuff, like the spinach he's cooking right now, is 'depracated'.
     
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  3. Dec 21, 2004 #2

    NateTG

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    It means it used to work, still works, but it's been replaced and we don't like it so it might go away in the future.
     
  4. Dec 21, 2004 #3

    Monique

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    Ah, so it means the spinach is old? :grumpy:
    So actually it 'should be depracated', not 'is depracated'..
     
  5. Dec 21, 2004 #4

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    Depracate is just another word for depreciate. In programming terms, obsolete functions/objects are depracated/depreciated when they are no longer needed. I guess your bf doesn't like spinach.

    [edit] Too Slow
     
  6. Dec 21, 2004 #5

    Monique

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    No, we bought the spinach a week ago.. it's old :wink:

    Still.. it's just not right to use that word in daily live, the other day we had 'depracated flowers' and 'depracated paksoi'.. at first I thought he meant desiccated :rolleyes:
     
  7. Dec 21, 2004 #6

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    You should tell him that he's been depracted. You've found someone else :approve:
     
  8. Dec 21, 2004 #7

    Monique

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    I don't want to depracate him! :tongue2: :wink:
     
  9. Dec 21, 2004 #8

    Monique

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    Ok.. he's sitting here next to me saying it means 'to express disapproval' or 'depreciate' as you just said dduardo.. :rolleyes:
     
  10. Dec 22, 2004 #9

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    In programming terms, when something (typically a class or library routine) is 'deprecated,' it is an indication that it has been replaced by something better. Often, the newer version just uses more consistent syntax, or a better model. The old version is left intact so that old programs will still compile and work, but is marked as deprecated. When the compiler encounters a new program that uses the old version, it warns the programmer that he/she should use the new version instead.

    - Warren
     
  11. Dec 22, 2004 #10
    Lmao this convo is funny.
     
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