Python 1.6 alpha 1 released

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Tue Apr 4 20:51:09 CEST 2000

"Paul Boddie" <paulb at> wrote in message
news:38E88E5F.324CFB99 at

> Socket programming, especially for anyone who tried it in C, can be
daunting to
> those new to the subject and it is only natural that people will make the
> out of the examples provided in order to get started. Given that the
example in
> the library reference (even as recently as the one provided for 1.5.2)

and, as I pointed out elsewhere, all the examples I could find in the two
'classic' books
by four of our gurus, including Guido himself,

> contradicts the supposedly correct way of calling 'connect', we can
> infer that either the intention was always to support this usage of the
> in question, or that the documentation is not to be relied upon

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