[Python-Dev] Fuzziness in io module specs - PEP update proposition V2

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Mon Sep 28 00:44:22 CEST 2009

Le Sun, 27 Sep 2009 14:24:52 -0700, Guido van Rossum a écrit :
> What compatibility, though?

Compatibility accross the 3.x line.

> f.truncate() behaves different in 2.x than
> in 3.x, and in 2.x it seems to match the POSIX semantics (i.e. the seek
> position is unchanged even though the file size is). Perhaps the changed
> semantics was an oversight or a mistake?

Perhaps it was, indeed. I don't know who made that decision in the first 



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