Some Python ideas, looking for feedback

Andrew Oakley
Wed Aug 24 11:46:00 GMT 2011

On 24/08/11 12:42, Phil Muldoon wrote:
> Andrew Oakley <> writes:
>> On 19/08/11 15:13, Tom Tromey wrote:
>>>>>>>> "Daniel" == Daniel Jacobowitz <> writes:
>>> Daniel> I don't suppose we can avoid exposing this internal C wart to Python,
>>> Daniel> and expose it some other way... ?
>>> I think it depends on whether we have shipped it or not.
>>> If we have, then perhaps someone is using it; in that case I would
>>> rather not break it.
>> Yes, you've shipped it.  At least one person is using it (me).  I'd
>> prefer it if this didn't go away.
>>> However, even in that case, we can still add a new attribute with a
>>> better name and recommend that people use it.
>> Thats fair enough, but for now can we please get the documentation updated?
> Didn't Eli already approve it?

Oops, it looks like he did but it just hasn't been committed yet.

> If so, do you have FSF paperwork filed (I'm not a maintainer, so I won't
> hazard a guess if this is ok to be posted by another committer).

The paperwork has already been done (I'm not sure it's really necessary
here anyway).


Andrew Oakley

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