[Python-Dev] asyncore fixes in Python 2.6 broke Zope's version of medusa

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Wed Mar 4 19:21:26 CET 2009

On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 10:14 AM, Sidnei da Silva
<sidnei.da.silva at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 3:04 PM, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
>> Sounds like it's not so much the code that's future proof but the
>> process used for evolving it. That seems to be missing for asyncore.
>> :-(
> Turning the issue around a bit, has anyone considered polishing up the
> current fix to restore it's backwards compatibility, instead of
> starting a discussion about a full-blown replacement?
> I think that would be enough for most asyncore users (or even the
> couple few affected) for the moment, and then we can think about a
> possible future replacement.

If it can be done while maintaining backwards compatibility with both
the 2.6 version and the pre-2.6 version, that would be great of
course! But can it?

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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