[Python-checkins] r80246 - python/branches/py3k/Doc/whatsnew/3.2.rst

Tarek Ziadé ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Wed Apr 21 14:35:14 CEST 2010


On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 2:19 PM, A.M. Kuchling <amk at amk.ca> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 09:32:44AM +0200, Tarek Ziadé quoted RDM:
>> > Also (someone can correct me if
>> > I'm wrong) I think we generally leave the what's new updates to to the
>> > what's new author.
>
> Note that I'm not writing the 3.2 What's New at all; Raymond Hettinger
> maintains it and can therefore set his own rules.  (But I imagine he
> doesn't mind if items are added -- he could have taken out the initial
> comments from the file if he disagreed with what they say, but he
> didn't.)
>
> In general I would say go ahead and do it; changes can always be
> backed out, after all.

I think this is the best approach because the person in charge of this
file cannot
possibly know what's happening in every Python module between two versions,
unless he reads the whole Misc/NEWS file, all commits and check all changesets.
That will probably turn him nuts  ;)

Regards
Tarek


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