[Python-Dev] Proposal to revert r54204 (splitext change)
"Martin v. Löwis"
martin at v.loewis.de
Fri Mar 16 13:31:20 CET 2007
Phillip J. Eby schrieb:
> Some other options:
> 1. Deprecate splitext() and remove it in 3.0
How would that help the problem? Isn't it useful to have a function
that strips off the extension?
> 2. Add an optional flag argument to enable the new behavior
How would that help backwards compatibility?
> 3. Create a new function with the new behavior (as you proposed the last
> time there was a patch submitted for this)
What to do with the old function in this case?
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