python 2.2 [was Re: timeouts that never time out, aka 'the last problem I'm having...']

Luis Villa luis.villa at gmail.com
Sat Jun 17 02:52:12 EST 2006


On 6/16/06, Luis Villa <luis.villa at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/14/06, Sam Ruby <rubys at intertwingly.net> wrote:
> > Luis Villa wrote:
> > >>
> > >> If by new dependency, you are talking about Python 2.4, then that's a
> > >> bug that simply hasn't been tracked down yet.
> > >
> > > No, it's not just a bug, it is a dependency:
> > >
> > > from htmlentitydefs import name2codepoint
> > >
> > > fails in python < 2.3.
> >
> > That's a bug.  I've committed a fix for that on my branch, and will work
> > to get it into the next BeautifulSoup release.
>
> FWIW, this still fails on python 2.2, as textwrap (for truncate.py) is
> python >= 2.3.
>
> I have no idea if working on python 2.2 is actually a goal or not; if
> it isn't, tell me to shut up and I'll do so :)

At any rate, this was the last problem with 2.2 (commented it out
quickly and the rest worked.) The encoding problem I spotted the other
day is also fixed- thanks a ton, Sam.

Luis


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