[Python-Dev] Failin tests on Windows

Brett Cannon drifty@alum.berkeley.edu
Fri, 25 Apr 2003 16:54:34 -0700 (PDT)

[Guido van Rossum]

> > [Guido van Rossum]
> > Didn't even think of that problem when I wrote the tests.  Should I
> > patch the docs for urllib (again =) to say that files are open in
> > binary?  I know I wasn't expecting urllib to open in binary mode for
> > a local text file.
> It's a good idea to document that urllib (currently!) never does
> newline translation.  Given that URLs often point to binary files,
> that's probably a good idea!

OK.  I will patch the docs and the docstrings (and backport it as
necessary) after you raise the commit moratorium.

> > Thanks for fixing this, Guido.  I think I am going to do a self-imposed
> > "no checkins within 24 hours of a planned release" rule.
> Yeah, me too. :-)

 Perhaps this should be in the FAQ?