[Python-Dev] pre-PEP: The Safe Buffer Interface

Greg Ewing greg@cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Fri, 02 Aug 2002 10:43:41 +1200 (NZST)

> Backward compatibility.
> If we change the array object to enter a locked state
> when getreadbuffer() is called, it would be surprising.

Yes, I understand now. I hadn't realised that list
include both the old and new routines.

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