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Author pitrou
Recipients Trundle, draghuram, eric.araujo, giampaolo.rodola, neologix, pitrou, r.david.murray, tarek, techtonik, vstinner
Date 2011-12-23.16:08:45
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> An alternative might be a flag on rename: overwrite=['always', 'os_default']

How about overwrite=[None, True] with None meaning "OS default"?

> with a warning and a switch of the default in a subsequent release.

I think we should be conservative with warnings and
compatibility-breaking changes. In this case there's no pressing need to
change behaviour: the default isn't less secure or less efficient.
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2011-12-23 16:08:47pitrousetrecipients: + pitrou, vstinner, draghuram, techtonik, giampaolo.rodola, tarek, eric.araujo, r.david.murray, Trundle, neologix
2011-12-23 16:08:46pitroulinkissue8828 messages
2011-12-23 16:08:45pitroucreate