Removing initializer on upgrades

Is there anything bad with removing a contracts initializer on upgrades? Or in my case im thinking of changing the logic in the initializer and use it as a reinitializer function. Is this bad practice?

Should i be creating a intializer_V2() function instead?

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If you delete the original initializer, then that logic would not be available to any newly deployed proxies that use the new implementation.

Instead, you can use a separate reinitializer function and include versioning, so that if a new proxy is deployed later on, you can call the initializers in order. In this case, v2's reinitializer is more of a migration function to get from v1 to v2.

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Thank you for another excellent answer Eric. This answered my question perfectly

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