[Python-Dev] [Python-3000] [Python-3000-checkins] r64217 - in python/branches/py3k/Lib: bsddb/test/test_associate.py bsddb/test/test_join.py bsddb/test/test_lock.py bsddb/test/test_thread.py idlelib/rpc.py idlelib/run.py socketserver.py test/test_threadedtempfile.py thread

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Fri Jun 13 15:07:47 CEST 2008

Steve Holden wrote:
> Guido van Rossum wrote:
>> It's water under the bridge now, but IMO it was too rash to *remove*
>> the old threading API from Py3k, and doubly rash to do so one day
>> before the beta release. Running up to a release (whether alpha, beta
>> or final) we should practice extra restraint, not rush to get things
>> in right before the deadline. Let's all be more careful the rest of
>> this release cycle! (I think it wasn't just Benjamin who raced to get
>> things in...)
> Well, it wouldn't be "adding a new feature" to reinstate the old API for 
> beta two, would it, as long as we retain the new one too? It does seem 
> that change was a little precipitate.

Although if we weren't actually planning on removing the old API in 3.0, 
I'm a little confused as to why we were adding Py3k warnings to it in 2.6...


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