[Python-Dev] 2.2a1 patch from PyChecker

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Mon, 13 Aug 2001 16:05:10 -0400

> > Also, I can't figure out why you want to delete the setlocale() method
> > from the locale.py module.
> In my version (2.2a1), there was was something like this:
> 	try:
> 		from x import *
> 	except ImportError:
> 		def setlocale(): pass
> 	def setlocale(): pass
> So it seems to me the setlocale in the except clause (which is the one
> that should have been deleted), will always be replaced with one outside
> try/except.  Am I missing something or has the code changed?

You're right.  I think that module is laid out a bit confusing.  I
think it's up to Martin von Loewis to make the cut -- it's basically
his module.  :-)

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)