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[Python-Dev] PEP 594: update 1

Le 21/05/2019 ? 20:16, Brett Cannon a ?crit?:
> On Tue., May 21, 2019, 09:10 Christian Heimes, <christian at
> <mailto:christian at>> 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 it.

So I should never have added those tests and then we wouldn't be talking
about removing nntplib.