[Python-Dev] Python API version & optional features

Martin v. Loewis martin@loewis.home.cs.tu-berlin.de
Tue, 31 Jul 2001 00:22:05 +0200

>> I guess one could argue that extension writers should check
>> for narrow/wide builds in their extensions before using Unicode.
>> Since the number of Unicode extension writers is much smaller 
>> than the number of users, I think that this apporach would be 
>> reasonable, provided that we document the problem clearly in the 
>> NEWS file.

> OK.  I approve.

I'm not sure I can follow. What did you approve? That extension
writers should check whether their Unicode build matches the one they
get at run-time? How are they going to do that?