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

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Mon Mar 19 18:19:00 CET 2007

At 12:43 PM 3/19/2007 -0400, Steve Holden wrote:
>Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> > At 12:53 PM 3/18/2007 -0700, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> >> This is an experiment for me as well; if you all would prefer me to
> >> stay out of it, I will.
> >
> > With respect to the specific change, it seems to me that there is an
> > emerging consensus for adding keyword arguments to support the new
> > behaviors, so I'm not sure a pronouncement is needed.  As far as I'm 
> aware,
> > the main question left open is whether the default behavior should change
> > in a future version of Python, and if so, which version.
> >
>[snip] I believe Guido still wants to know whether you will accept
>a pronouncement.

Actually, he asked first if we *want* him to make one, and my answer to 
that is above: I don't think it's necessary.  Like Martin, I believe we are 
within sight of a consensus.   And I think that's better for Python and 
Python-Dev than dragging Guido into it.

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