[Python-Dev] Have been sick, am behind on mail, let me know if there's anything urgent for me

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Wed Jun 11 19:27:20 CEST 2008

On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 10:15 PM, Stefan Behnel <stefan_ml at behnel.de> wrote:
> This seems to require a BDFL decision:
> http://bugs.python.org/issue2997
> Executive Summary: PyNumberMethods has been changed on py3k back in 2006 with
> the nb_divide removal, so it's now incompatible with Py2. But there are three
> more unused struct members *behind* that field that can be removed for beta1,
> but have not been removed yet. Should they be removed for cleanliness (patch
> in the issue) or should nb_divide and nb_inplace_divide instead be restored
> (rev 43285) to restore backwards compatibility?

I've added a recommendation to apply this patch to the bug.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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