[Python-3000] locale-aware strings ?
paul at prescod.net
Wed Sep 6 19:28:12 CEST 2006
On 9/4/06, David Hopwood <david.nospam.hopwood at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
> I would prefer that there is no default. But since that is incompatible
> with the existing API for open(), I accept that I'm not likely to win
> that argument.
First, can you outline how the proposal of no default is incompatible
with the existing API for open?
Second: the whole IO library is being overhauled. How can backwards
compatibility be an issue?
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