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

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Wed Dec 12 04:51:50 CET 2012

On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 7:19 PM, Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:
> 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).
> +1

I don't think it's worth deprecating the old behavior.

--Guido van Rossum (python.org/~guido)

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