[Python-Dev] another dict crasher

Barry A. Warsaw barry@digicool.com
Fri, 1 Jun 2001 19:12:30 -0400

>>>>> "TW" == Thomas Wouters <thomas@xs4all.net> writes:

    >> That is highly, highly nasty.  Sounds to me like there ought to
    >> be an emergency 2.1.1 patch made for this, bumping Thomas's
    >> work to 2.1.2 if necessary.

    TW> Why bump 'my work' ? I'm just reviewing patches checked into
    TW> the head. A fix for the above problems would fit in a patch
    TW> release very nicely, and a release is a release. Besides,
    TW> releasing 2.1.1 as 2.1 + dict fix would be a CVS
    TW> nightmare. Unless you propose to keep it out of CVS, Barry ?
    TW> :)

Oh no!  You know me, I like to release those maintenance releases
early and often. :)  Anyway, that's why /you're/ the 2.1.1 czar.

    >> And if we can trojan in the NAIPL (New And Improved Python
    >> License), I wouldn't mind. :)

    TW> I'll channel Guido by saying he wouldn't even allow us to ship
    TW> it with anything other than the PSF licence :)


    TW> Gee-I'd-almost-think-you-had-a-need-for-an-FSF-suffered-licence-ly
    TW> y'rs

Where'd you get /that/ idea? :)