[Python-Dev] RE: [Python-checkins] python/nondist/peps pep-0323.txt, NONE, 1.1 pep-0000.txt, 1.254, 1.255

Alex Martelli aleaxit at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 28 16:42:12 EST 2003

On Tuesday 28 October 2003 06:51 pm, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> > Yes, the use case of __deepcopy__ is indeed quite different (and
> > to be honest it doesn't appear in my actual experience -- I can "imagine"
> > some as well as the next man, but they'd be made out of whole cloth:-).
> > But I was under the impression that you wanted them in PEP 323 too?
> > Maybe I misunderstood your words.  Should I take them out of PEP 323?
> > In that case somebody else can later PEP that if they want, and I can
> > basically wash my hands of them -- what do you think?
> I think it would be better of PEP 323 only did __copy__, so you can
> remove all traces of __deepcopy__.  I don't recall what I said, maybe
> I wasn't clear.

Aye aye cap'n -- that suits me just fine, actually:-).


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