[Python-Dev] Py2.5 issue: decimal context manager misimplemented, misdesigned, and misdocumented

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Sat Sep 2 06:47:30 CEST 2006

Raymond Hettinger wrote:
> Please go ahead and get the patch together for localcontext().  This 
> should be an easy sell:
> * simple bugs can be fixed in Py2.5.1 but API mistakes are forever. * 
> currently, all of the docs, docstrings, and whatsnew are incorrect.
> * the solution has already been worked-out in PEP343 -- it's nothing new.
> * nothing else, anywhere depends on this code -- it is as safe a change 
> as we could hope for.
> Neal is tough, but he's not heartless ;-)

I backported the changes and assigned the patch to Neal:


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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