[Python-Dev] Re: python/dist/src/Lib subprocess.py,NONE,1.1

Tim Peters tim.peters at gmail.com
Wed Oct 13 17:31:17 CEST 2004

[Thomas Heller]
> But subprocess, the Python 2.4 version, will *never* use it, because
> _subprocess is always available (isn't this now even a builtin module, in
> python24.dll?).

Yes, it is.  I haven't had time to read the PEP, but I assumed some
"backward compatibility" constraint is at work here too, since, e.g.,
subprocess.py has

except NameError:
    False = 0
    True = 1

and that doesn't make sense for 2.4 either.

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