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Author jcea
Recipients Crispin.Wellington, Kontr-Olli, akuchling, dbonner, djc, eric.araujo, gkcn, jcea, loewis, nadeem.vawda, niemeyer, nirai, ozan.caglayan, pitrou, python-dev, r.david.murray, therve, thomaslee, vstinner
Date 2012-01-31.16:28:52
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Éric, bz2 module in Python is documented as able to manage bz2 files. But that is not true, since it is unable to manage popular bz2 files. That looks like a bug to me. In fact, you can create those files from python, files that python can not unpack later.

Moreover, Python 2.7 is going to live for a long time.

If the refusal of backporting this to 3.2 and 2.7 is firm, I would beg to document this limitation in the 2.7/3.2 docs. It is serious enough.

Please, reconsider backporting this to 2.7, at least.
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2012-01-31 16:28:53jceasetrecipients: + jcea, loewis, akuchling, niemeyer, pitrou, therve, vstinner, thomaslee, nadeem.vawda, djc, eric.araujo, nirai, r.david.murray, dbonner, ozan.caglayan, Kontr-Olli, python-dev, gkcn, Crispin.Wellington
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