[Python-Dev] Windows/Cygwin/MacOSX import (was RE: python-dev summary, 2001-02-01 - 2001-02-15)

Jeremy Hylton jeremy at alum.mit.edu
Mon Feb 19 21:18:03 CET 2001


>>>>> "TP" == Tim Peters <tim.one at home.com> writes:

  TP> [Michael Hudson]
  >> ...
  >> * Imports on case-insensitive file systems *
  >>
  >> There was quite some discussion about how to handle imports on a
  >> case-insensitive file system (eg. on Windows).  I didn't follow
  >> the details, but Tim Peters is on the case (sorry), so I'm
  >> confident it will get sorted out.

  TP> You can be sure the whitespace will be consistent, anyway
  TP> <wink>.

  TP> OK, this one sucks.  It should really have gotten a PEP, but it
  TP> cropped up too late in the release cycle and it can't be delayed
  TP> (see below).

It would be good to capture this in an informational PEP that just
describes what the policy is and why.  If nothing else, it could be a
copy of Tim's message immortalized with a PEP number.

Jeremy




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