[Python-Dev] More deprecations

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake@acm.org
Thu, 25 Apr 2002 22:30:48 -0400

Neal Norwitz writes:
 > Should the use of deprecated functions in the stdlib be removed?
 > 	string.atoi -> int
 > 	string.atof -> float
 > 	sys.exc_trackback -> sys.exc_info()[2]

Yes, especially that last one, since there are thread safety issues.

 > 	ConfigParser.py:311: string.atoi is deprecated
 > 	ConfigParser.py:314: string.atof is deprecated
 > 	Cookie.py:331: string.atoi is deprecated
 > 	inspect.py:658: sys.exc_traceback is deprecated

These are now fixed in CVS.  Thanks!


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at acm.org>
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