[Mailman-Developers] on the subject of fix_url, list creation with @ is non-intuitive..

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Mon Oct 25 14:16:32 CEST 2004

On Mon, 2004-10-25 at 02:23, Terri Oda wrote:

> I was thinking of doing the same thing but with a space instead of a :.
> I can't think of any reason not to keep the backwards compatibility as 
> long as we don't leave the confusing stuff in the documentation.

The problem with using a space is that it changes the number of
arguments, and bin/newlist accepts additional optional positional
arguments, so that would be a backwards incompatible change.


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