[docs] [issue37635] Using constant for whence arg in seek()
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Raymond Hettinger <raymond.hettinger at gmail.com> added the comment:
I think it's okay to leave these as 0, 1, 2 because they have a long and well known tradition across multiple languages. The named versions are just alternatives available for end-users. The numbered forms also let us avoid a bunch of otherwise unnecessary imports (which affect start-up time and occasionally create load order bootstrapping issues).
Antoine, what do you think?
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