[Python-Dev] Deprecating obsolete builtins

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Thu Nov 6 00:39:58 EST 2003

On Wed, 2003-11-05 at 22:58, Neal Norwitz wrote:

> I also have no problem adding a module for backwards compatibility
> that adds apply(), etc to builtins.  In fact, I think this is 
> a better approach that if someone wants to "port" their code
> from 1.5.2 to 2.4, they can acheive much of it by adding:
>         import python1_5_2_compatibility

from __past__ import cruft

<1.6.1 wink>


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