[Python-3000] PEP 3123 (Was: PEP Parade)

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Mon May 14 07:12:57 CEST 2007

Guido van Rossum schrieb:
> I'm okay with applying to 2.6 and then merging into 3.0.  ISTM though
> that backporting this to 2.5 would cause the release manager to throw
> a fit, so I think that's not worth it. What would be the benefit
> anyway?

I think you misunderstood. If this is applied to 2.6, then (independent)
bug fixes that get applied to 2.6 will be more difficult to backport,
if the change falls into a region where ->ob_type was used, as the
patch might fail to apply.


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