[Python-Dev] PEP 418 is too divisive and confusing and should be postponed

Eric Snow ericsnowcurrently at gmail.com
Fri Apr 6 01:09:42 CEST 2012


On Apr 5, 2012 11:01 AM, "Guido van Rossum" <guido at python.org> wrote:
> I think it would be better if the proposed algorithm (or whatever
> algorithm to "fix" timeouts) was implemented by the
> application/library code using the timeout (or provided as a separate
> library function), rather than by the clock, since the clock can't
> know what fallback behavior the app/lib needs.

+1

-eric
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