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

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Fri Mar 16 00:34:35 CET 2007

glyph at divmod.com schrieb:
> However, the decision was a bad one regardless of the existing policy, 
> and sets a bad precedent while we are discussing this policy.  I could 
> be wrong, but I think it would be reasonable to assume that if Martin 
> strongly supports such a change, Martin would oppose a policy which 
> would strictly forbid such changes, and it is just such a policy that 
> Python needs.

I still can't guess what policy you have in mind, so I can't object to
it :-) I may accept a policy that rejects this change, but allows
another change to fix the problem. I would oppose a policy that causes
this bug to be unfixable forever.


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