An improper change in httplib.py

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Jan 23 07:20:54 CET 2015


On 22/01/2015 22:35, Guohua Ouyang wrote:
> Have reported an issue http://bugs.python.org/issue23300.
>
> "That leading underscore in the method name means it is not a public
> API and thus changes are allowed without any backwards-compatibility
> guarantees. Mercurial will need to update their code to handle this if
> they want to continue to use the method."
>
> I checked the official mercurial repo, it does not use the method
> anymore, so I filed a bug to fedora. [1]
>
> [1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1185105
>

That comment on the issue is just wrong.  The issue has been re-opened.

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Mark Lawrence




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