WITHOUT_NLS is deprecated use NLS option instead

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Thu Dec 26 16:19:07 UTC 2013

On Thu, 26 Dec 2013, Baptiste Daroussin wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 25, 2013 at 10:55:56PM -0800, Doug Barton wrote:
>> On 12/25/2013 10:51 PM, clutton wrote:
>>> Sorry, but I have a quite opposite view. Making both variants work means
>>> chaos. More variants means more complication.
>> if <options for nls mean no> || WITHOUT_NLS; then
>> This is not chaos. It's called "backwards compatibility," which is a
>> critical part of every mature software project.
>> OTOH, forcing users to jump through stupid hoops to change
>> configurations which have worked for over a decade is a sign of the
>> inmates running the asylum.
>> Doug
> Backward compatility is still in there, this is a warning to the users, so that
> they do get time to migrate. And it will stay for a while, even if
> OPTIONS_UNSET=NLS is recommanded for more than a year.

It would be nice if that was added to the warning:

/!\ WARNING /!\
WITHOUT_NLS is deprecated: use NLS option or OPTIONS_UNSET=NLS instead

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