[Python-Dev] New branch for r23c2 work

Barry Warsaw barry@python.org
21 Jul 2003 20:12:32 -0400

On Mon, 2003-07-21 at 20:03, Delaney, Timothy C (Timothy) wrote:
> > From: Barry Warsaw [mailto:barry@python.org]
> > 
> > I don't see myself having any more time to dig into this.  I say if it
> > doesn't get resolved, we'll leave it in the old state (which 
> > works, but
> > is slow), and add a release note about it in the known bugs section. 
> I think the most important thing here is to have a stable release for Apple. It should always be possible to work with Apple to produce an improved version post-2.3 to be delivered via Apple Software Update (or whatever it's called). The fix could then be rolled into 2.3.1.
> Contributions also go both ways - I definitely think Apple should be made aware of Skip's findings about getaddrinfo. Hopefully we'll either get a Python fix from Apple, or a getaddrinfo fix ... or both ;)

Agreed.  In private email, I put Skip in touch with the Apple engineer
who's shepherding Python (and Perl) for Panther.