platform-specific overrides of functions and class methods (expanding on imputils demo code)
tjreedy at udel.edu
Sun Sep 6 19:49:23 CEST 2009
> On Aug 21, 12:58 am, a... at pythoncraft.com (Aahz) wrote:
>> In article <77715735-2668-43e7-95da-c91d175b3... at z31g2000yqd.googlegroups.com>,
>> lkcl <luke.leigh... at googlemail.com> wrote:
>>> if somebody would like to add this to the python bugtracker, as a
>>> contribution, that would be great. alternatively, you might like to
>>> have a word with the python developers to get them to remove the
>>> censorship on my contributions.
>> Excuse me? What censorship?
> i was ordered to cease contributing to python.
As I remember from the public discussion, you were asked to cease using
the bugtracker as a progress blog ...
> the cause was the
> provision of a port of python to run under mingw32, which passed all
> but eight of the regression tests.
and wait until you had a complete patch to submit. There is also a real
question of whether such ports should be folded into the main CPython
code base, as some have been, or maintained as separate projects, as
other have been.
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