[Python-Dev] PEP 451 update

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Thu Oct 31 10:52:54 CET 2013

On 31 Oct 2013 18:52, "Eric Snow" <ericsnowcurrently at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 10:24 PM, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> > There's also the option of implementing the constraint directly in the
> > finder, which *does* have the necessary info (with the change to pass
> > previous spec to find_spec).
> Yeah, I thought of that.  I just prefer the more explicit
> supports_reload().  That said...
> >
> > I still think it makes more sense to leave this out for the moment -
> > not at all clear we need the extra method, and adding it later would be
> > straightforward protocol update.
> ...I agree that makes the most sense for now. :)
> BTW, thanks for pushing these issues.  I think the API has gotten
> pretty solid.  I just need to make sure the PEP covers the cases and
> conclusions we're discussing.

Thanks are also due to PJE for making me realise we were handwaving too
much when it came to the expected reload semantics :)


> -eric
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