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

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Tue Sep 29 15:23:32 CEST 2009

Guido van Rossum <guido <at> python.org> writes:
> All in all I think we should change this before it's too late; it will
> affect a very small number of apps (perhaps none?), but I would rather
> have the right semantics in the future. Also, it's trivial to write
> code that doesn't care (in fact code running under 2.x and 3.x
> probably will have to be written so that it doesn't care) so it's not
> like changing this is going to make life harder for people wanting
> multiple-version support.

Ok, it sounds reasonable to me :)
Now somebody just has to write a patch (it shouldn't be too difficult, since the
position restoring code exists in the 2.x file object).



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