skip at pobox.com
Sun Nov 14 23:51:11 CET 2004
Kent> But PEP 304 seems to be abandoned, if I read the record correctly.
Kent> It has an incomplete patch that is almost two years old and no
Kent> activity since then. PEP 320 (Python 2.4 Release Schedule) says
Skip> I guess "abandoned" is the appropriate term. There were problems
Skip> raised with how this would work on Windows and I lost interest.
Skip> (The current scheme works pretty well for me. I wrote PEP 304
Skip> more for pedantic reasons and to address other peoples' concerns.)
Skip> It shouldn't be hard to resurrect if there are some folks with
Skip> Windows experience willing to help solve those problems.
Kent> The biggest stumbling block seems to be the lack of a patch for
Kent> Windows, though the *nix is also incomplete.
The patch at <http://python.org/sf/677103> has been updated to apply cleanly
with current CVS. Any Windows folks want to take a crack at fixing the
essentially empty portion of the patch for import.c?
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