Martijn Faassen wrote:
> Hi there,
> I think we've had enough discussion to make a decision.
I'm a little worried that neither Stephan Richter, nor Jim Fulton have
had much weight in on this. They seem like important stakeholders. :)
> everybody is at least reasonably happy with this:
> An "adapt()" method will be added to Interface. It takes the objects to
> adapt as *args, and optional but explicit 'default' and 'name' aguments.
> A "utility()" method will be added to Interface. It takes optional but
> explicit 'default' and 'name' arguments.
> On the adapter hook (__call__) we will deprecate the implicit second
> argument for defaults, with a deprecation warning. Instead, we will
> require people to write out 'default=' explicitly. Otherwise its
> behavior remains unchanged. I think we can motivate this change purely
> because IFoo(bar, baz) really is quite surprising compared to IFoo(bar,
> [steering group members, if you are really unhappy with this, please
> speak up now. Silence is assent. :)]
I'd give them a week or so at least... this is deep stuff. ;)
> Hopefully we can move forward towards implementation.
> Thomas Lotze, are you happy enough with this to still help with the
> Thanks everybody for your participation in the discussion!
Can we all get back to our lives now? :-)
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