Author brett.cannon
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Date 2010-05-25.21:43:26
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That deprecation is way too fast. If someone wants to write code that works in Python 2.5 or older *and* Python 3 then codecs.open will most likely be how they keep compatibility for reading in encoded files.

But yes, overall it should get deprecated. Probably a PendingDeprecationWarning to start is good and then eventually switch to a DeprecationWarning once most Linux distributions have moved to Python 2.6.
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