>>> Guido van Rossum wrote
> IMO versions do nothing except complexify the code.  I believe it's an
> official Zope Corp position to discourage them for new projects.  Yet
> Jeremy Hylton seems to think that they are somehow useful and has
> carefully preserved them in ZODB 4 (== Zope 3).  If it were up to me,
> they would have been gone, with a big helping of YAGNI!

Worse yet, they _seem_ like a neat/useful solution. But they're not - 
it's a path that leads to madness and despair. I'd prefer the approach
of making you change some code in lib/python/ to enable them, with them
disabled by default.

Anthony Baxter     <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>   
It's never too late to have a happy childhood.

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