[Python-Dev] Timing for Py2.4
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Tue Mar 23 22:11:21 EST 2004
> The PEP for Py2.4 got updated and the dates were pushed back to
> September. Is there any reason that we couldn't get a first alpha out
> in early June or late May?
> Short of generator expressions, Py2.4 is already in good shape for an
> alpha. I expect generator expressions to be hammered out shortly and
> will soon be able to devote my full energy to wrapping it up. The
> statistics and Decimal modules are almost ready for prime time. Unless
> someone has a specific summer plan to work on another major feature
> (perhaps attribute lookup), I do not expect any significant developments
> May through September that would warrant holding up 2.4.
I was actually hoping to also get decorators in, but I haven't decided
on the syntax yet. It's between before or after the argument list.
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)
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