[Python-Dev] deleting setdefaultencoding iin site.py is evil
"Martin v. Löwis"
martin at v.loewis.de
Thu Aug 27 08:53:02 CEST 2009
>> In retrospect, it should have been called sys._setdefaultencoding().
>> That sends an extra signal that it's not meant for general use.
> Crazy idea: how about mutating it into sys._setdefaultencoding rather
> than deleting it?
Please don't post crazy ideas unless you really mean them.
This specific crazy idea must be rejected; it would break backwards
compatibility, for no good reason.
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