will python 3000 break my code?
dan at cgsoftware.com
Wed Mar 1 20:44:01 CET 2000
On Wed, 1 Mar 2000, Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> Daniel Berlin <dan at cgsoftware.com> wrote:
> > This is the silliest thing i've ever heard.
> > Sorry, that's just not the way it works.
> > This is a *BUG*. NOT A FEATURE.
> then why is the 1.5.2 standard library (huge parts of which
> are written by Guido) using this all over the place?
Because nobody noticed.
> > Mainly Idiot programmers (sorry, but i'm referring to the idiots specifically
> > coding assuming a *BUG* would always exist. It's different to make a mistake,
> > or check for a bug. But to simply assume no one will ever fix it is idiotic)
> the fix breaks PythonWin, Medusa, Zope, PIL, the current
> standard library, and tons of other major libraries and
> are we all Idiot programmers? maybe. but you obviously
> have far more serious problems. please grow up. when
> you've done that, consider posting an apology.
Did you bother to even read?
I said you are an idiot programmer if you specifically assume the bug will
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