Python 1.5.x vs Python 2.x.x

Paul Rubin phr-n2001d at
Fri Dec 21 17:46:41 CET 2001

"Fredrik Lundh" <fredrik at> writes:
> > Not bugs per se unless perfect backward compatibility was
> > an overriding concern.
> it isn't.

It's a bug if something is gratuitously, unnecessarily incompatible,
like "rand" disappearing.  What was the reason for that?

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