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John J. Lee
jjl at pobox.com
Tue Nov 1 01:58:52 CET 2005
Paul Watson <pwatson at redlinepy.com> writes:
> How "ill" will things be when large bodies of code cannot run
> successfully on a future version of Python or a non-CPython
> implementation which does not close files. Might as well put file
> closing on exit into the specification.
There are many, many ways of making a large body of code "ill".
Closing off this particular one would make it harder to get benefit of
non-C implementations of Python, so it has been judged "not worth it".
I think I agree with that judgement.
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