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From Ruediger Pluem <rpl...@apache.org>
Subject Re: unix/tempdir.c
Date Tue, 22 Sep 2009 20:08:00 GMT


On 09/22/2009 06:59 PM, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> Jim Jagielski wrote:
>> I'm looking over the docs to see if we actually document this
>> anyplace... Although Python 2.2 may have used that order, 1.5
>> didn't nor does 2.6... But agree that the change requires
>> documenting.
> 
> As a developer library, in this case, the source code and existing
> behavior is the documentation :)
> 
> The point being, developers concerned with this or users who had
> researched an issue with this had already compensated for the
> existing behavior, and a footnote in 1.3.x is unlikely to be
> noticed.  An application developer expects such changes to occur
> in a minor bump, and must expect radical changes in major bumps.
> 
> Docs will be good, of the previous and new behaviors, yes.
> 
> 

+1 to change it on trunk and 1.4.x, -0.5 for 1.3.x for the reasons
Bill stated above.

Regards

RĂ¼diger

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