[Python-Dev] Why was Misc/Makefile.pre.in removed?

Lance Sloan lsloan@umich.edu
Thu, 02 May 2002 11:36:00 -0400

I'm wondering why Makefile.pre.in was removed from Python 2.2.

I understand that is was due to a "BDFL pronouncement" (whatever that is), 
but unlike other such pronouncements, I cannot find an explanation of why 
this was done.


Lance E Sloan
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