[Python-Dev] TRUNK FROZEN for 2.4b2 release from 0000UTC 3rd November (tomorrrow)

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Thu Nov 4 01:03:56 CET 2004

On Nov 3, 2004, at 18:26, Martin v. Löwis wrote:

> Bob Ippolito wrote:
>> Argh!  It's nothing crazy, it removes incorrect linker flags and 
>> delegates two Mac-specific API functions to where they belong.
> I think Brett's thinking is that if this was a serious problem,
> it should have been fixed months ago. The fact that nobody bothered
> pushing that change before 2.4b1 indicates that the problem is not
> serious. As an incompatible change that fixes a non-serious problem,
> it shouldn't be applied before 2.5, in accordance with PEP 5
> (which says that an incompatible change must see a deprecation first).

The thing is that the incompatible change is going in, but the 
compatible changes (the reason for the incompatible change) are not.  
This is very peculiar.


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