Python 3.0 (was Re: Prothon Prototypes vs Python Classes)
aahz at pythoncraft.com
Thu Apr 1 22:19:40 CEST 2004
In article <258fd9b8.0403301237.60528600 at posting.google.com>,
Magnus Lyck? <magnus at thinkware.se> wrote:
>Michael <mogmios at mlug.missouri.edu> wrote in message news:<40675F08.9070402 at mlug.missouri.edu>...
>> They're planning to remove tab indention support in 3.0? I for one would
>> be pissed off at such a change.
>I don't think you need to worry. AFAIK Python 3 is the mythological
>of Python, which Guido probably won't have time to work with
>until his son is big enough to help him. (He'll be 3 in November.)
>It will have little regard for backward compatibility, and if it
>does appear sooner than expected, you can expect Python 2.x to be
>maintaned in parallel for a long time.
Not quite. Python 3000 is the mythical version; Python 3.0 is expected
to appear some day. While there will be many changes that are not
backward compatible, your "little regard" is unlikely to be true: Guido
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