[Python-Dev] Pymalloc and backward compatibility
Fri, 5 Apr 2002 13:25:02 -0500
On Fri, Apr 05, 2002, Tim Peters wrote:
>> I am not talking about some abstract general case; it looks to me that in
>> this specific case backward compatibility isn't an issue, and I still
>> have not seen any explanation for why I'm wrong.
> Well, give us a reason to believe you're right <wink>. Specific cases can't
> be decided on "general principles" -- the only way to know what vim's needs
> actually are is to study its source code. Have you done that? I haven't.
You'll note that I started this exchange by asking why pre-2.0 was a
requirement, with none of the responses directly addressing my question.
I'm certainly not competent to analyze the code, but I think I can at
least ask interesting questions. ;-)
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