2016-10-12 10:01 GMT+02:00 Nathaniel Smith <n...@pobox.com>: > It's more complicated than that -- the right algorithm is the one that > Antoine implemented in 3.4. > (...) > My point is that > forcing everyone who writes network code in Python to do that is > silly, especially given that CPython's apparently been shipping this > feature for years.
"For years" means since March 2014, Python 3.4.0 release, so 2 years ago. We can document the optimization as a CPython implementation detail and explain that it's only in Python >= 3.4. So an application which should work on Python 2.7 as well cannot rely on this optimization for example. Victor _______________________________________________ Python-Dev mailing list Python-Dev@python.org https://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/python-dev Unsubscribe: https://mail.python.org/mailman/options/python-dev/archive%40mail-archive.com