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  • Comments welcome, of course. Bare with my first attempt at crafting a PEP. PEP: XXX Title: Super As A Keyword Version: $Revision$ Last-Modified: $Date$ Author: Calvin Spealman <ironfroggy at ...
    Calvin SpealmanCalvin Spealman
    Apr 29, 2007 at 2:43 am
    May 30, 2007 at 10:46 pm
  • Hello I downloaded Python's 2.5.1 (final) bz2 source archive the other day to try to compile it in MinGW. I have noted down the following observations that might be of interest. 1. The bz2 archive ...
    Khalid A. BakrKhalid A. Bakr
    Apr 27, 2007 at 2:01 pm
    May 1, 2007 at 4:15 pm
  • I just checked in a whitespace normalization change that was way too big. Should this task be automated? Assuming the answer is yes, these are the questions should be answered: 1) Which branches ...
    Neal NorwitzNeal Norwitz
    Apr 25, 2007 at 6:52 am
    Apr 27, 2007 at 3:29 pm
  • Changes: * added the "flags" variable to allow simpler calling for getbuffer. * added some explanation of ideas that were discussed and abandoned. * added examples for simple use cases. * added more ...
    Travis OliphantTravis Oliphant
    Apr 9, 2007 at 8:28 pm
    Apr 19, 2007 at 10:51 pm
  • The following are the new operations in the decimal module that we'll be available according to the last published specification. I wrote here the proposed name by me, the original name between ...
    Facundo BatistaFacundo Batista
    Apr 27, 2007 at 6:39 pm
    May 14, 2007 at 12:41 pm
  • Calvin Spealman has the most recent draft. I hope he will incorporate this into his draft. So it is a "keyword" in the sense that None is a keyword; not in the stronger sense that "if" is a keyword? ...
    Jim JewettJim Jewett
    Apr 29, 2007 at 9:25 pm
    May 4, 2007 at 6:34 pm
  • Here's a patch implementing collections.counts() as suggested above: http://bugs.python.org/1696199 Example usage, from the docstring:: ... print item, item_counts[item] ... a 4 b 3 c 2 d 0 The ...
    Steven BethardSteven Bethard
    Apr 7, 2007 at 9:53 pm
    Apr 9, 2007 at 11:17 pm
  • The interaction shown below feels like a bug, or at least very much a trap for the unwary. It's some sort of interaction between a context manager and a generator, both of which can raise ...
    Bob SidebothamBob Sidebotham
    Apr 5, 2007 at 7:54 pm
    Apr 6, 2007 at 3:09 pm
  • Hi, I have seen in PEP 3100 that callable() function is planned to be removed in Python 3000 with this replacement: "just call the object and catch the exception???". For one, the object (if it is ...
    Paul PogonyshevPaul Pogonyshev
    Apr 8, 2007 at 12:10 pm
    Apr 9, 2007 at 2:53 am
  • Dear Python Contributors, I seek help from designers, developers, testers,defect fixers,project managers or playing any other key role in Free/Open Source software development or maintenence in ...
    Anu Gupta DCSAAnu Gupta DCSA
    Apr 4, 2007 at 4:44 am
    Apr 4, 2007 at 7:34 pm
  • Ok, things seem to be OK. So the release25-maint branch is unfrozen. Go crazy. Well, a little bit crazy. Anthony -- Anthony Baxter <anthony at interlink.com.au It's never too late to have a happy ...
    Anthony BaxterAnthony Baxter
    Apr 21, 2007 at 6:45 am
    Apr 25, 2007 at 10:29 pm
  • Fast and simple: I want all stdlib test cases to stop subclassing unittest.TestCase and start subclassing test_support.TestCase. Why: With a single parent class common to the entire stdlib, adding ...
    Collin WinterCollin Winter
    Apr 24, 2007 at 12:39 am
    Apr 24, 2007 at 5:51 pm
  • After my import rewrite, I discovered some things that were left out of both PEP 302 (import hooks) and PEP 328 (absolute/relative imports). I wanted to run them by everyone before I made the ...
    Brett CannonBrett Cannon
    Apr 23, 2007 at 9:01 pm
    Apr 24, 2007 at 5:46 pm
  • On behalf of the Python development team and the Python community, I'm happy to announce the release of Python 2.5.1 (release candidate 1). This is the first bugfix release of Python 2.5. Python 2.5 ...
    Anthony BaxterAnthony Baxter
    Apr 11, 2007 at 4:16 am
    Apr 13, 2007 at 11:07 am
  • Almost all community buildbots have failed the test step due to a failure in test_normalization. Here's a link to the community farm for the trunk: http://www.python.org/dev/buildbot/community/trunk/ ...
    Grig GheorghiuGrig Gheorghiu
    Apr 16, 2007 at 3:59 pm
    Apr 17, 2007 at 5:43 pm
  • The test_socketserver unittest seems to be failing occasionally for me. (Svn HEAD, Ubuntu dapper.) -- --Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)
    Guido van RossumGuido van Rossum
    Apr 3, 2007 at 12:11 am
    Apr 4, 2007 at 5:45 pm
  • PEP: XXX Title: Postfix type declarations Version: $Revision: $ Last-Modified: $Date: $ Author: Georg Brandl <g.brandl at gmx.net Status: Draft Type: Standards Track Content-Type: text/x-rst Created: ...
    Georg BrandlGeorg Brandl
    Apr 1, 2007 at 10:14 am
    Apr 1, 2007 at 8:14 pm
  • There were a good number of skipped threads, but I've been out of the loop with a lot of busy things keeping me away from such things. Now that I'm getting back into it, I'll keep up with things ...
    Calvin SpealmanCalvin Spealman
    Apr 22, 2007 at 4:18 am
    Apr 24, 2007 at 6:05 pm
  • I'm working on minidom's DOM Level 1 compliance, targeting Python 2.6. We have some bugs involving DOM property behavior. For example, setting the nodeValue attribute of an Element is supposed to ...
    Jason OrendorffJason Orendorff
    Apr 18, 2007 at 2:37 am
    Apr 18, 2007 at 2:18 pm
  • Now that the checkin is done, I don't think it needs to be reverted. But, in general, we should probably abstain from making wholesale revisions that add zero value for the users. The stylistic ...
    Raymond HettingerRaymond Hettinger
    Apr 10, 2007 at 6:26 pm
    Apr 17, 2007 at 4:28 pm
  • Hi, I have submitted a patch (http://www.python.org/sf/1704547) that allows os.rename to replace the destination file if it exists, on windows. As part of discussion in the tracker, Martin suggested ...
    Raghuram DevarakondaRaghuram Devarakonda
    Apr 30, 2007 at 2:49 pm
    May 1, 2007 at 2:40 pm
  • ACTIVITY SUMMARY (03/25/07 - 04/01/07) Tracker at http://bugs.python.org/ To view or respond to any of the issues listed below, click on the issue number. Do NOT respond to this message. 1647 open ( ...
    Apr 1, 2007 at 12:00 am
    Apr 29, 2007 at 12:00 am
  • I'm one of the PEP editors at the end of peps-at-python-dot-org; Barry Warsaw is the other. Since before PyCon, I haven't had time for PEP number assignments, editing, and checkins. I don't follow ...
    David GoodgerDavid Goodger
    Apr 26, 2007 at 2:39 pm
    Apr 26, 2007 at 5:46 pm
  • Hi List, i want to post a little bit of something I've been working on. Before I post it, i want to know if I'm allowed to post it as an attachment. Coming up, some work on ASTVisitor in the compiler ...
    Yaakov NemoyYaakov Nemoy
    Apr 24, 2007 at 3:13 am
    Apr 26, 2007 at 1:25 pm
  • I get this warning from my test suite when I introduced a segment of code: python(18603,0xa000d000) malloc: *** Deallocation of a pointer not malloced: 0x310caa3; This could be a double free(), or ...
    Kumar McMillanKumar McMillan
    Apr 20, 2007 at 3:37 pm
    Apr 25, 2007 at 4:58 am
  • Now that I should be able to actually keep up with my summary duties, I need to figure out how to tackle the changing landscape of the development lists. The old summaries were no problem, before my ...
    Calvin SpealmanCalvin Spealman
    Apr 24, 2007 at 8:37 pm
    Apr 25, 2007 at 2:16 am
  • I just ran some static analysis of the python core 2.5 with Visual Studio team system. There was the stray error discovered. I will update the most obvious ones. Some questions, though: This code in ...
    Kristján Valur JónssonKristján Valur Jónsson
    Apr 20, 2007 at 1:54 pm
    Apr 22, 2007 at 1:17 am
  • When pickling instances of an object derived from dict, the pickle in Python 2.5.1c1 calls the object's __getitem__() method. In contrast, earlier versions of Python incl. 2.5 don't call that method. ...
    Ralf W. Grosse-KunstleveRalf W. Grosse-Kunstleve
    Apr 11, 2007 at 11:20 pm
    Apr 16, 2007 at 7:03 am
  • So.... if it's alright with the privledged folk - I'd like to commit these minor (and probably non-controversial) additions to the functools module. def cat(x): return x def multimap(func, s, n=2): ...
    Apr 15, 2007 at 10:38 am
    Apr 15, 2007 at 11:09 pm
  • I've been getting some test failures in Python 2.5 svn head on Mac OS X 10.4.9 which I'm not getting on Linux (Ubuntu feisty beta). test_sqlite and test_zipimport both fail, however, when run in ...
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    Apr 13, 2007 at 2:32 pm
    Apr 13, 2007 at 3:22 pm
  • Here is my "final" draft of the extended buffer interface PEP. For those who have been following the discussion, I eliminated the releaser object and the lock-buffer function. I decided that there is ...
    Travis OliphantTravis Oliphant
    Apr 3, 2007 at 11:00 pm
    Apr 9, 2007 at 4:59 pm
  • During the PyCon sprint I tried to make BaseException accept only a single argument and bind it to BaseException.message . I was successful (see the p3yk_no_args_on_exc branch), but it was very ...
    Brett CannonBrett Cannon
    Apr 10, 2007 at 4:33 am
    Apr 7, 2009 at 12:07 pm
  • I was hoping you guys would consider creating function in os.path or otherwise that would find the full path of a file when given only it's base name and nothing else.I have been made to understand ...
    Apr 30, 2007 at 11:42 am
    May 1, 2007 at 4:49 am
  • I was recently searching for some guidance on how to name packages and modules, and discovered an inconsistency in the style guides published at www.python.org. ...
    Darren DaleDarren Dale
    Apr 23, 2007 at 3:15 pm
    Apr 23, 2007 at 5:24 pm
  • So I've cooked up some very simple functions to add to functools - to expand it into a more general-purpose module. def cat(x): return x class nullfunc(object): def __call__(self, *args, **kargs): ...
    Apr 15, 2007 at 10:20 am
    Apr 16, 2007 at 12:07 am
  • Hi, I'll admit right off that I haven't followed all of the extended buffer protocol discussions - I have no real need for anything much beyond the existing "here's a blob of memory" level of ...
    Paul MoorePaul Moore
    Apr 9, 2007 at 10:25 am
    Apr 13, 2007 at 9:19 pm
  • Hi, I am trying to build latest python on Windows XP and ran into the following error: "c1 : fatal error C1083: Cannot open source file: '.\getbuildinfo2.c': No such file or directory" I am using ...
    Raghuram DevarakondaRaghuram Devarakonda
    Apr 12, 2007 at 9:59 pm
    Apr 13, 2007 at 1:59 pm
  • The PEP I checked in for Travis hasn't turned up on the website, despite building without warnings when I run pep2html.py. The changes I made to PEP 0 haven't turned up either. I thought the ...
    Nick CoghlanNick Coghlan
    Apr 10, 2007 at 9:58 am
    Apr 10, 2007 at 11:07 pm
  • This is happening both in the Python buildbot farm, and in the community buildbot farm. See: http://www.python.org/dev/buildbot/trunk/sparc%20solaris10%20gcc%20trunk/builds/1960/step-test/0 ...
    Grig GheorghiuGrig Gheorghiu
    Apr 24, 2007 at 5:47 pm
    Apr 30, 2007 at 4:27 am
  • Patch / Bug Summary Patches : 349 open ( +7) / 3737 closed (+25) / 4086 total (+32) Bugs : 939 open (-12) / 6648 closed (+60) / 7587 total (+48) RFE : 249 open ( -8) / 278 closed (+12) / 527 total ( ...
    Kurt B. KaiserKurt B. Kaiser
    Apr 9, 2007 at 5:38 am
    Apr 28, 2007 at 3:18 am
  • Hi! I posted patch 1675951 a while ago that fixes a performance problem for small reads in the gzip stdlib module. It also removes the necessity for seeking while reading gzip files (allows reading ...
    Florian FestiFlorian Festi
    Apr 23, 2007 at 12:08 pm
    Apr 25, 2007 at 5:06 am
  • Could we use and add this macro to object.h? It could be a much cleaner and safer way of dealing with new references you want to clean up in the same scope. The first one will make sure to decref ...
    Calvin SpealmanCalvin Spealman
    Apr 24, 2007 at 3:36 pm
    Apr 24, 2007 at 9:11 pm
  • I just noticed r53997 (from some unit tests it broke), which disallowed things like this: class X(object): def __repr__(self): return "blah" class Y(X, type): pass class Z: __metaclass__ = Y Making X ...
    Jean-Paul CalderoneJean-Paul Calderone
    Apr 16, 2007 at 10:53 pm
    Apr 24, 2007 at 9:32 am
  • I just ran some static analysis of the python core 2.5 with Visual Studio team system. There was the stray error discovered. I will update the most obvious ones. Some questions, though: This code in ...
    Kristján Valur JónssonKristján Valur Jónsson
    Apr 20, 2007 at 1:57 pm
    Apr 20, 2007 at 8:16 pm
  • There is one thing I'd like to see changed in a future python. I always found it surprising, that [2, 3, 4, 5] is not an error. This is perhaps the only case (but a fundamental one!) where an error ...
    Neal BeckerNeal Becker
    Apr 19, 2007 at 5:33 pm
    Apr 19, 2007 at 6:03 pm
  • There were some SystemErrors on one of the Windows build slaves. Does anyone have any ideas what might be the cause? I looked through about 5 previous logs on the same slave and didn't see the same ...
    Neal NorwitzNeal Norwitz
    Apr 16, 2007 at 7:13 am
    Apr 18, 2007 at 7:25 pm
  • Hello All, I'll be as brief as possible. The welcome message to this list suggested that I post a brief introduction of myself, so here it goes. I've been programming for about 10 years now (7 ...
    Sergio MionSergio Mion
    Apr 14, 2007 at 8:08 pm
    Apr 17, 2007 at 4:45 pm
  • I'd like to ask for access to Python SVN so that I can keep the PEP 3118 up to date as well as to eventually make the changes needed for implementing the extended buffer protocol. I have quite a bit ...
    Travis E. OliphantTravis E. Oliphant
    Apr 16, 2007 at 11:47 pm
    Apr 17, 2007 at 3:25 am
  • Hello all. I made two checkins to the 25 maintainance branch before Martin kindly pointed out to me that it is frozen. These are quite simple fixes to real crashes I have experienced. The fix in ...
    Kristján Valur JónssonKristján Valur Jónsson
    Apr 14, 2007 at 12:07 am
    Apr 16, 2007 at 6:37 am
  • Known breakage. We're working on it. - -Barry
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    Apr 11, 2007 at 2:34 pm
    Apr 11, 2007 at 6:05 pm
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