[Python-Dev] AST reverts PEP 342 implementation and IDLE starts working again
Phillip J. Eby
pje at telecommunity.com
Sun Oct 23 07:53:59 CEST 2005
At 01:30 AM 10/23/2005 -0400, Raymond Hettinger wrote:
>FWIW, a few months ago, I reported that File New or File Open in IDLE
>would crash Python as a result of the check-in implementing PEP 342.
>Now, with AST checked-in, IDLE has started working again. Given the
>reconfirmation, I recommend that the 342 patch be regarded as suspect
>and not be restored until the fault is found and repaired.
PEP 342 is actually implemented in the HEAD. See:
So, your observation actually means that the bug, if any, was somewhere
else, or was inadvertently fixed or hidden by the AST branch merge.
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