WITHOUT_NLS is deprecated use NLS option instead

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Thu Dec 26 16:27:37 UTC 2013

On Thu, 26 Dec 2013, Baptiste Daroussin wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 26, 2013 at 09:18:57AM -0700, Warren Block wrote:
>> 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
> use NLS option == OPTIONS_UNSET=NLS but yes I'll make the message more clear.

To me, "use NLS option" implied using the options menu for the port.

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