[Python-Dev] PEP 594: update 1
I repeat my position: on an omnibus PEP like this, if there's this much
debate about one module, it should be struck from the list.
On Tue, May 21, 2019 at 5:46 PM Brett Cannon <bcannon at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue., May 21, 2019, 11:29 Antoine Pitrou, <antoine at python.org> wrote:
>> Le 21/05/2019 ? 20:16, Brett Cannon a ?crit :
>> > On Tue., May 21, 2019, 09:10 Christian Heimes, <christian at python.org
>> > <mailto:christian at python.org>> wrote:
>> > On 21/05/2019 17.31, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
>> > >
>> > > As I said, if the main annoyance with nntplib is the sporadic test
>> > > failures, then the relevant tests can be disabled on CI.
>> > >
>> > > NNTP itself is still used, even if less and less.
>> > I don't like the idea to drop a third of the test cases for nntplib
>> > -- and the 30% that actually test that Python's NNTP library can
>> > talk to an actual NNTP server. IMHO it's more beneficial for core
>> > development and for nntplib to have it maintained by somebody that
>> > cares about the library.
>> > Ditto for me. If the code isn't going to be properly tested then it's
>> > already unsupported, at which point we're back to wanting to deprecate
>> So I should never have added those tests and then we wouldn't be talking
>> about removing nntplib.
> Not necessarily. I suspect it still would have been listed, you would have
> objected, and someone may have looked at the tests to point out it was only
> unit tests with no integration tests against a live service like e.g. the
> pythontest.net-related tests and so it was already neglected.
> It also doesn't help that no one is listed in the experts index for the
> module either.
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