[Import-SIG] New draft revision for PEP 382

Eric V. Smith eric at trueblade.com
Sun Jul 10 23:14:04 CEST 2011

On 7/10/2011 5:05 PM, Barry Warsaw wrote:
> On Jul 09, 2011, at 02:52 PM, P.J. Eby wrote:
>> Yeah...  Honestly the more we talk about all that the more inclined I am to
>> saying that it's a zero-length file, just to avoid more spec detail.  ;-)
>> I just don't know if there are any issues with packaging or revision control
>> systems for zero length files, not to mention whether there are OSes where
>> it's hard to make a zero-length file.
> Well, put it in the PEP and we'll find out! :)

I definitely think it should be a zero length file. It's the one thing 
we can check having already done a stat call, and without opening the file.


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