I see some tasks are marked as "Soon Outdated". When will these tasks be removed? When is 'Soon'?
Tasks that are labeled "Soon Outdated" will no longer be available in the next major version of Automation Engine.
Note: Some tasks were labeled 'Soon Outdated' more than one version ago. This is because something came up that makes R&D postpone this decision.
All info about this concept is part of the AE Complete Manual: - Chapter 'Tasks and Workflow Controls' → Outdated and Soon Outdated Tasks in this version → Concept of (Soon) Outdated Tasks.
The user manual also mentions the alternative workflow or functionality you have time to prepare for. Tickets of such tasks offer direct links to this information.
Which tasks become 'Soon Outdated' is communicated in many ways, including the 'What's new?' document.
A task is named 'Soon Outdated' as a warning that it will no longer be available in the next major version of the Automation Engine.This gives you at least one year
A 'Soon Outdated' task becomes 'Outdated' in a next major version: it is then no longer available in that software version.
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