[Python-Dev] Python 2.3 patch cut-off date

Barry A. Warsaw barry@zope.com
Thu, 9 May 2002 15:23:23 -0400

>>>>> "TP" == Tim Peters <tim.one@comcast.net> writes:

    TP> Fiddlesticks.  If she *really* wants to play, she can damn
    TP> well write a Playtime Enhancement Proposal first, get
    TP> community input, summarize the arguments pro and con, present
    TP> them to Guido, and then he'll decide whether playtime is
    TP> appropriate, and if so when.  Be sure she includes full
    TP> documentation for the intended modes of play, a test suite
    TP> verifying compliance to the Playtime Plan, and-- if at all
    TP> possible --checking for potentially unfortunate interactions
    TP> with cyclic gc and the trashcan mechanism.

Just be sure she doesn't dump core.