will python 3000 break my code?

Daniel Berlin 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.
> really?

> > 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
> applications.
> 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
always exist.

> </F>

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