[Python-Dev] Status of the PEP 400? (deprecate codecs.StreamReader/StreamWriter)

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Fri Aug 12 05:14:14 CEST 2011

On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 8:21 AM, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
> On 8/11/2011 3:31 PM, Victor Stinner wrote:
>> Ok, most people prefer this option. Should I modify the PEP to "move"
>> this option has the first/main proposition (move my proposition as an
>> alternative?), or can the PEP be validated in the current state?
> I would relabel the above as the Minimal Change Alternative or M.A.L.
> alternative or whatever and possibly move it but in any case note that Guido
> (and others) accepted that alternative with consideration of more drastic
> changes deferred to later. And add an explicit reference to the email you
> quoted.

Yeah, definitely retitle/rewrite/rearrange to be clear what Guido
accepted and then state that any future deprecation of components in
the codecs module will be dealt with as a new PEP.


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