[Python-Dev] deprecated methods on array objects
brett at python.org
Sat Aug 29 00:24:45 CEST 2009
On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 14:15, Jake McGuire<mcguire at google.com> wrote:
> The python documentation says that the read() and write() methods on array
> objects have been deprecated since 1.5.1. I assume this is because their
> semantics are almost the exact opposite of read() and write() on a file-like
> object; array.read() reads data from a file into the array and array.write()
> writes data from the array to a file.
> This causes fatal confusion in code that checks for the existence of read()
> and write() to determine whether an object is file-like. Code such as
> What is the timeline for removing these methods from array? It has been 11
> years now.
They are gone from Python 3.x, so they have been removed where it
counts. Bothering with 2.x is not worth it at this point.
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