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

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Fri Mar 16 22:44:12 CET 2007

Patrick Maupin schrieb:
> On 3/16/07, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
>> Assuming the current behavior is a bug (which I still believe to be
>> the case), in order to actually make use of the bug fix, you have to
>> pass the parameter. This will make your code break on old versions.
> But, that's a GOOD thing.  If you don't use the flags approach, your
> code will silently fail on the old versions.

Whether it will fail depends on the code. It will silently behave
differently, but it will not (necessarily) fail.


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