[Python-Dev] Backward-incompatible change to random.randrange in 2.7.6

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Wed Dec 18 00:20:24 CET 2013

On Tue, 17 Dec 2013 13:18:25 -0500
Tres Seaver <tseaver at palladion.com> wrote:
> Hash: SHA1
> http://hg.python.org/cpython/rev/b1e94e332ec8
> Do we really want to change an undocumented-but-effectively-public API in
> a late-in-the-release-cycle third dot release?  It caused, ZODB's tests
> to fail, for instance.

Given the change doesn't seem to bring any visible change for users
(either performance or robustness), I think it would be safe to revert
it *in 2.7*.

Of course Zope's practice is still rather bad here... 



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