[Python-Dev] Re: [Python-checkins] python/dist/src/Modules threadmodule.c, 2.56,

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Thu Sep 2 22:27:14 CEST 2004

On Thu, 2004-09-02 at 14:26, Jeremy Hylton wrote:

> Of late, I've found the True / False introduction in later 2.2
> releases to be a pain.  I'm writing code on a machine that has 2.2.2,
> but I occasionally run into machines with earlier versions of 2.2 and
> then my code fails.  It would be easier if it didn't work on any 2.2
> release, then I wouldn't be lulled into thinking it will work.

Just to add: while this can be worked around in code, it's extremely
tedious both to add those workarounds, and to remove them when they're
no longer necessary.  I think it's generally not a good idea to do it.


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