On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 09:45, Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mar 13, 2012 9:34 AM, "Hyrum K Wright" <hyrum.wright_at_wandisco.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 1:09 AM, Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> > On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 00:55, <hwright_at_apache.org> wrote:
>> >> +++ subversion/trunk/subversion/tests/cmdline/svntest/main.py Tue Mar
>> >> 13 04:55:26 2012
>> >> @@ -36,6 +36,7 @@ import optparse
>> >> import xml
>> >> import urllib
>> >> import logging
>> >> +import cStringIO as StringIO
>> > No need to rename this module, as is typical with back-compat importing.
>> This isn't backward compat, it's an alternative implementation that is
>> a drop-in replacement for the StringIO module, hence the desire to
>> alias it.
> Dude. I *know* what it is. My point is that it is silly to rename it when it
> has been a standard module for *years*. Nobody really uses StringIO any
> more. It is all cStringIO, possibly renamed thru import logic that is used
> for back-compat. The rename is superfluous gunk nowadays.
cStringIO has been around since 1998.
Received on 2012-03-13 15:01:50 CET