Deprecate Buffers.

Peter Lobsinger plobsing at
Thu Sep 16 07:29:58 UTC 2010

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From: Peter Lobsinger <plobsing at>
Date: Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 3:29 AM
Subject: Re: Deprecate Buffers.
To: Vasily Chekalkin <bacek at>

Why do they even need deprecation? Are they user visible somehow?

On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 5:12 AM, Vasily Chekalkin <bacek at> wrote:
> Hello.
> Currently we have STRING and Buffers as one of core GCable objects.
> Buffers were introduced long time ago, before ByteBuffer PMC. At this
> point of Buffers used only in Packfiles and can be easiliy replaced
> with BytBuffer.
> I would like to deprecate Buffers. It will simplify life of ony GC
> implementors (e.g. me with gc_massacre), cleanup code, decrease
> maintenance cost, etc.
> --
> Bacek
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