[Tracker-discuss] [issue253] Remove outdated keywords

Brett C. metatracker at psf.upfronthosting.co.za
Sat Mar 21 00:44:09 CET 2009

Brett C. <brett at python.org> added the comment:

On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 16:41, <"\"Martin v. Löwis\"
<metatracker at psf.upfronthost"@psf.upfronthosting.co.za> wrote:

> Martin v. Löwis <martin at v.loewis.de> added the comment:
> > Sure, but I thought the keyword was simply to help when there was all of
> > that 64-bit work being done a while back.
> I think you misremember. It was created on 2007-11-06 by Guido. The
> Py_ssize_t branch (assuming this is what you refer to as "64-bit work")
> was merged to Python on 2006-02-15. Not sure why Guido created the
> keyword; maybe we should ask.

If Guido created I can almost guarantee he doesn't care about it anymore.

> > Yes, I would not want to ditch a label until it was no longer needed.
> Ok, so there should be no action right now, right?

Right. I created this issue partially to remind me and others that at some
point we should deal with this.

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