[Python-Dev] LC_NUMERIC proto-PEP
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
fdrake at acm.org
Mon Jun 14 12:53:59 EDT 2004
On Sat, Jun 12, 2004 at 01:33:49AM +0200, "Martin v. Löwis" wrote:
> I don't like documentation inside PEPs. Documentation should live
> inside the documentation.
On Friday 11 June 2004 07:37 pm, Christian Robottom Reis wrote:
> Well, maybe I should have used the word "change rationale" instead of
> documentation. In any case, the document describes the original problem
> statement, potential solutions, and the process through which a solution
> was devised.
This is exactly the historical record PEPs were intended to provide; I think
the PEP should be complete with respect to the rationale.
The documentation should certainly describe the final behavior, but that
shouldn't preclude a finished PEP.
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at acm.org>
PythonLabs at Zope Corporation
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