[Python-Dev] Issue 1170: Unicode for ‘shlex’

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Sun Aug 23 03:52:14 CEST 2009


Benjamin Peterson <benjamin at python.org> writes:

> I will leave a few initial comments.

Thank you.

"Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> writes:

> > In the case of <URL:http://bugs.python.org/issue1170> (“shlex have
> > problems with parsing unicode”), the problem is apparently addressed
> > by a patch, assigned to that issue since 2007-12-22.
>
> Apparently, or really? Did you review the patch?

No. The bug report showed that others had already tried it and said it
worked; and also, I don't consider myself qualified to review that
particular patch.

> > What is the procedure for finding out why an issue hasn't progressed?
>
> It's fairly simple: just read through the issue, and it should be
> obvious. In the specific case, no committer has ever commented on the
> issue, so chances are high that no committer has ever *seen* the
> issue.

Okay, so not obvious to someone (like me) who doesn't immediately know
who is or is not a committer. Thanks for the clarification.

> > I don't want to fill the bug database with such noise.
>
> And likely, posting to the issue won't be a way to find out, since no
> committer would see your comment.

I'll take that as confirmation that asking in this forum is the right
procedure.

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