[Python-Dev] Re: Changing codec lookup order

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Tue Jan 20 04:19:19 EST 2004

Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
>> I think it's a good idea, to have the aliases dictionary
>> checked before trying to do the import.
>> I'll fix that. Backporting the fix should also be possible, since
>> it is not related to any particular codec package.
> No. Instead, it applies uniformly to all codecs - so in some cases,
> users may see changes in the behaviour.

Could you give an example ?

The only change that I can think of is that setting up aliases
to override builtin codecs would start working and that's more
like a bug fix than a new feature.

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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