[Python-Dev] Why does httplib import from test_support?

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Mon Aug 18 20:43:43 CEST 2008

Brett Cannon <brett <at> python.org> writes:
> >
> > I saw those checkins go by on the checkins list - they have to do with
> > silencing -3 warnings for modules that the stdlib still uses in Python
> > 2.6 for backwards compatibility reasons (but switching to the relevant
> > new approaches in 3.0, thus making the warnings a false alarm).
> >
> Nick is right and all of those checkins were mine.

If it's about silencing warnings, then how about putting it in the warnings 

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