[Python-Dev] PEP 3144 review.

Peter Moody peter at hda3.com
Wed Sep 16 03:08:05 CEST 2009

On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 5:33 PM, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> Antoine Pitrou <solipsis <at> pitrou.net> writes:
>> I don't see any valid reason for entering a network as "" rather
>> than the canonical "". The former might indicate a typing error
>> or
>> a mental slip, so let's be helpful and signal it to the user.
> Or perhaps there can be an optional "strict=True" (or "strict=False") argument
> to the constructor / parsing function.

I can live w/ a default of strict=False.  there are plenty of cases
where it's not an error and easy enough ways to check, if the
developer is concerned, with or without an option.  eg if addr.ip !=


> Regards
> Antoine.
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