Gratitude due to Red Hat? More work for the PBF?

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Wed Sep 4 03:14:11 EDT 2002

Trond Eivind Glomsrød wrote:

> A program originally using python 1.5 and newt would, in almost all cases, work
> just as well with python 2.1 if the newt module was available.

unless it depends on what repr returns for longs, uses malformed \x escapes,
passes multiple arguments to list append or the socket functions, depends on
certain undocumented regular expression features, and so on.

or did "A program" really mean "our programs, which we've tested on 2.1" ?


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