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Author loewis
Recipients Arfrever, Ramchandra Apte, amaury.forgeotdarc, barry, djc, dmalcolm, doko, eric.araujo, ezio.melotti, foom, gagern, jwilk, lemburg, loewis, petri.lehtinen, pitrou, python-dev, r.david.murray, rosslagerwall, sandro.tosi, vstinner
Date 2011-08-18.18:00:35
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> Then, let's just advise that all code follow the same path and use
> sys.platform.startswith() (which is really not a difficult change to
> make).

Antoine, please accept that people want better backwards compatibility
than just recommendations how to rewrite applications. They want the
code to continue to work *unmodified*.

The proposed mechanism achieves this for the bug fix releases.
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2011-08-18 18:00:35loewissetrecipients: + loewis, lemburg, barry, doko, amaury.forgeotdarc, gagern, foom, pitrou, vstinner, jwilk, djc, ezio.melotti, eric.araujo, Arfrever, r.david.murray, dmalcolm, sandro.tosi, rosslagerwall, python-dev, petri.lehtinen, Ramchandra Apte
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