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

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Mon Mar 19 20:12:42 CET 2007

> Specifically, however, I would prefer to see it without the warning and 
> future change, as I don't think it provides any real benefit.  Either 
> way, some people will have to use a keyword to get what they want, so 
> making a change seems unnecessary.
> However, if we have to change something in a future version, I would 
> suggest we make that option a required argument, on EIBTI grounds.  That 
> way, in 2.6 you can simply make it explicit to be 3.x-compatible.  And, 
> I think the warning (if any) should be treated as any other 3.x warning.
> But as I said, I gather that this aspect of the question is the main 
> open issue remaining to be resolved, since you've also expressed support 
> for the keyword approach, as have many others.

So will you also either pick one of the proposals, or come up with your
own patch? I still think that some has to make a decision, and it won't
be me.


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