[Python-Dev] XXX do we need a new policy?

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Nov 4 07:04:26 CET 2008

> I see that Guido is not keen on the idea, and I'm not sure my
> observations help sway things one way or the other.  OTOH, it would be
> nice if at least we always add our own identifier (initials, nick, email
> address) and a date to the XXX so we at least know who was talking about
> what.

I find it fairly easy to use "svn annotate" to learn about the source
of an XXX comment. In many cases, the XXX comment is fairly obvious,
anyway, so knowing who added it, and when, doesn't provide much useful


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