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Author belopolsky
Recipients amaury.forgeotdarc, belopolsky, brett.cannon, brian.curtin, daniel.urban, lemburg, mark.dickinson, pitrou, r.david.murray, rhettinger, techtonik, tim.peters, vstinner
Date 2010-07-01.19:06:05
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> R. David Murray <rdmurray@bitdance.com> added the comment:
>
> If they abuse the _ methods and complain that the C version doesn't
> work, we just say "we *told* you not to do that".  It is not the Python
> philosophy to try to protect users from mistakes that they willfully
> make.

Let me think some more about this.  Given double underscores in special methods, changing this is not a simple s/__/_/ throughout the file.  I am not sure _ clearly signals "don't use in subclasses": that's what __ is for.
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2010-07-01 19:06:10belopolskysetrecipients: + belopolsky, lemburg, tim.peters, brett.cannon, rhettinger, amaury.forgeotdarc, mark.dickinson, pitrou, vstinner, techtonik, r.david.murray, brian.curtin, daniel.urban
2010-07-01 19:06:10belopolskysetmessageid: <1278011170.41.0.385538421867.issue7989@psf.upfronthosting.co.za>
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