[Python-Dev] Proposal to revert r54204 (splitext change)

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Wed Mar 14 23:08:34 CET 2007

Delaney, Timothy (Tim) schrieb:
> A change to the documented behaviour should require a __future__
> import for at least one version. That's even assuming that the change
> is desireable (I don't believe so). We have multiple anecdotes of
> actual, existing code that *will* break with this change. So far I
> haven't seen any actual code posted that is currently broken by the
> existing behaviour.

Can you please point to them? I'm only aware of a single anecdote
(about software that likely will never see Python 2.6).


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