[Python-Dev] Issues with Py3.1's new ipaddr

Andrew McNamara andrewm at object-craft.com.au
Wed Jun 3 02:13:08 CEST 2009

On 03/06/2009, at 3:56 AM, Jean-Paul Calderone wrote:

> On Tue, 02 Jun 2009 19:34:11 +0200, "\"Martin v. Löwis\"" <martin at v.loewis.de 
> > wrote:
>> [snip]
>>> You seem comfortable with these quirks, but then you're not planning
>>> to write software with this library. Developers who do intend to  
>>> write
>>> meaningful network applications do seem concerned, yet we're  
>>> ignored.
>> I don't hear a public outcry - only a single complainer.
> Clay repeatedly pointed out that other people have objected to  
> ipaddr and
> been ignored.  It's really, really disappointing to see you continue  
> to
> ignore not only them, but the repeated attempts Clay has made to point
> them out.
> I don't have time to argue this issue, but I agree with essentially
> everything Clay has said in this thread, and I commented about these
> problems on the ticket months ago, before ipaddr was added.

Indeed... "Me too" - I've been quietly concerned with these issues,  
but have have not said anything as Clay's postings pretty much cover  
it (and swine flu response is trumping all my other priorities).

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