[Python-Dev] Draft PEP for time zone support.

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Wed Dec 12 04:19:30 CET 2012

On Dec 12, 2012, at 01:14 PM, Nick Coghlan wrote:

>That's a backwards compatibility risk, though - many applications are
>likely coping just fine with the slightly corrupted time values, but would
>fall over if an exception was raised instead. The default should probably
>be chosen so that the single argument form of these calls continues to
>behave the same in 3.4 as it does in 3.3, emitting a DeprecationWarning to
>say that the default behaviour is going to change in 3.5 (so the *actual*
>default would be sentinel value, in order to tell the difference between an
>explicit True being passed and relying on the default behaviour).


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