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DunkerOP
Hello, is anyone knows what is the current status of 'pages' dir and app dir, will it be deprecated in future (which future), or is there a plan to revert everything back to pages dir or at least keeping it as is as a option, thanks.

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The ORM Joker
pages dir isn't going anywhere for now but will surely be deprecated in future versions. Right now you can use either of them depending on your preference.
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DunkerOP
are you core maintainer or normal guy
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joulev
will it be deprecated in future
no one has confirmed whether it will be deprecated, but [it will continue to be supported for several major versions](https://nextjs.org/blog/next-13-4#is-the-pages-router-going-away)
is there a plan to revert everything back to pages dir
no
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The ORM Joker
a normal nextjs user but why is it imp?
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Chinese Chongqing Dog
@Dunker it's been discussed countless times. Also, it's not nice to ping people randomly.
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DunkerOP
well, i saw react is still at 18.2 (server components experimental) status, i dont know when those will stable or maybe even they will quit from this Server Components idea, thats why i am asking to a maintainer or admin
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joulev
no they won't, that one i can confirm
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DunkerOP
And pinging is one way to reach him i thought
i dont wanna see some day a header like ' we removed pages dir' from anywhere
for example cypress done similar thing recently
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The ORM Joker
pages dir will be removed but after several major versions
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DunkerOP
major means 14.X, or 13.5
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The ORM Joker
not in 14.x surely
can't say about versions after that like 15.x or 16.x
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DunkerOP
so likely 1 year right
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The ORM Joker
yeah
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DunkerOP
okay, what you think about react
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The ORM Joker
about what?
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DunkerOP
experimental RSC
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The ORM Joker
nah they are also not going anywhere
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DunkerOP
no i mean when they will become stable and tested (ready to use)
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The ORM Joker
RSC are pretty stable, I am using it in production on work
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DunkerOP
weird
i ll wait for 18.3 and 13.5 tho, just asked to make sure