[Python-Dev] Continuing 2.x
regebro at gmail.com
Tue Nov 9 00:08:08 CET 2010
2010/11/8 James Y Knight <foom at fuhm.net>:
> On Nov 8, 2010, at 4:42 AM, Lennart Regebro wrote:
>> Except for making releases that start backporting Python 3 features
>> and breaking backwards compatibility gradually (which may or may not
>> be a good idea) I don't see the point. There isn't much to do when it
>> comes to improving the language, and there is a moratorium anyway.
>> Improvements in the standard library can be more easily done in
>> external libraries anyway, and then you can release the improved
>> libraries for everything from Python 2.4 and forwards if you like.
>> So it can be done, but the question is "Why?"
> To keep the batteries included?
But they'll only be included in > 2.7, which won't be used much, which
defeats the purpose of including those batteries.
Lennart Regebro, Colliberty: http://www.colliberty.com/
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