bitSize both required and deprecated

Ben Gamari ben at
Fri Nov 1 15:45:23 UTC 2019

Herbert Valerio Riedel <hvriedel at> writes:

> The default impl was added in the course of
> with the intention of facilitating its eventual removal by providing a
> smoother migration path over a 3-year compat-window.
> What I can't explain is why the `MINIMAL` pragma wasn't adapted to take
> into account that `bitSize` now has a default impl;
It sounds like the next step is obvious in this case; remove bitSize
from the MINIMAL pragma.

Alternatively, I wouldn't be opposed to removing it in 8.8 given that we
were already discussing removing it in 8.6 two years ago.


- Ben
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