[m-dev.] proposal: extension to pragma obsolete
jfischer at opturion.com
Tue Sep 9 17:56:22 AEST 2014
On Tue, 9 Sep 2014, Peter Wang wrote:
> On Tue, 9 Sep 2014 17:18:16 +1000 (EST), Julien Fischer <jfischer at opturion.com> wrote:
>> The main question I have is what should the second argument actually be. There
>> are three proposals below: (1) use a string literal, (2) use a list of string
>> literals or (3) make (some of) the functionality of the error_util library
>> available so we can mark up the warning messages.
>> (1) :- pragma obsolete(bar.baz/2, "Use predicate `bar.baz_to_int'/2 instead.").
>> (2) :- pragma obsolete(bar.baz/2, ["Use predicate",
>> "`bar.baz_to_int'/2 instead"]).
>> (3) :- pragma obsolete(bar.baz/2, [words("Use predicate"), sym_name_and_arity("bar.baz_to_int", 2),
> I think it's unnecessary, as a comment on the predicate declaration is
Experience would suggest that's the one place people never look ... ;-)
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