[Python-Dev] Python 2.5 Schedule

Neal Norwitz nnorwitz at gmail.com
Sat Mar 18 23:37:47 CET 2006

On 3/18/06, Raymond Hettinger <python at rcn.com> wrote:
> FYI, I have several non-major C components to go in but not in time for alpha 1.
> They include some minor fix-ups in the sets module, the str.partition function,
> add gc to itertools.tee, a couple of functions in binascii, add
> itertools.izip_longest, Crutcher's patch to make exec take dictionary arguments,
> move the peepholer to just before the assembler, and implement Alex's iterator
> copier for a number of iterables (xrange, repeat, count, reversed, list, tuple,
> deque, dict, and set).  All of these have been previously discussed/approved and
> should go in to the second alpha.
> The only one that is borderline is Crutcher's patch.  I will try to free up some
> time to get that into alpha 1.  It touches critical parts of the interpreted and
> needs to be reviewed, tested, timed, and exercised thoroughly.

All those seem reasonable.  Do the functions you mention address Josiah's patch?


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