[Python-checkins] r82940 - in python/branches/release27-maint: Doc/library/urllib.rst Lib/test/test_urllib.py Lib/urllib.py Misc/NEWS

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Sun Jul 18 14:51:07 CEST 2010

On Sun, 18 Jul 2010 04:27:10 +0200 (CEST)
senthil.kumaran <python-checkins at python.org> wrote:
>  Utility functions
>  -----------------
> -.. function:: quote(string[, safe])
> +.. function:: quote(string[, safe[, encoding[, errors]]])

New APIs shouldn't be added in bugfix releases. Is there a strong
reason to do this?

Looking at the issue (which in itself was quite old), you could as well
have fixed the robotparser module instead.



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