[Python-3000-checkins] r58488 - python/branches/py3k-importlib/NEWS

brett.cannon python-3000-checkins at python.org
Mon Oct 15 23:01:24 CEST 2007

Author: brett.cannon
Date: Mon Oct 15 23:01:23 2007
New Revision: 58488

Add even more detail to the last NEWS entry.

Modified: python/branches/py3k-importlib/NEWS
--- python/branches/py3k-importlib/NEWS	(original)
+++ python/branches/py3k-importlib/NEWS	Mon Oct 15 23:01:23 2007
@@ -1,6 +1,8 @@
 * Store old __import__ into __old_import__ and use importlib.  Required
   introducing a somewhat fake file object that uses posix and file descriptors
   as open() is defined in site.py which obviously has not been imported yet.
+  The faked file objects read all text in as ASCII since any codecs usage
+  requires the codecs package to be imported.
 * Add _r_long() and _w_long() to marshal.

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