deprecate order_by parameter on mapper

Issue #3394 resolved
Michael Bayer
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This is a little used parameter with very little impact on current code, however as per #3223 there are edge cases that are not worth supporting. Deprecation here would likely be indefinite but new or currently unworking use cases would remain unsupported.

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  1. Michael Bayer reporter

    Deprecate Mapper.order_by

    This is an old parameter no longer relevant to how SQLAlchemy works, once the Query object was introduced. By deprecating it we establish that we aren't supporting non-working use cases and that we encourage applications to move off of the use of this parameter.

    Fixes: #3394 Change-Id: I25b9a38142a1537bbcb27d3e8b66a8b265140072

    → <<cset 23825a259176>>

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