[BangPypers] Python 3.0
Anand Balachandran Pillai
abpillai at gmail.com
Tue Aug 5 15:06:30 CEST 2008
Great presentation. I loved the 75th slide most ;)
On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 6:28 PM, abhinav sarkar <abhinav.sarkar at gmail.com> wrote:
> Anthony Baxter from Google/Python Software Foundation gave a
> presentation during OSCON '08 about porting programs from python 2.x
> to 3.0. The presentation is available as a PDF at
> The presentation underlines the changes which are going to take place
> in the language and how to port the current python code to py3k.
> On Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 7:12 PM, Anand Balachandran Pillai
> <abpillai at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Python 3.0 is coming (2 betas done already) and though
>> the language is getting a lot of changes, some of them
>> breaking backward compatibility, it is a significant update
>> in terms of language changes, new modules, performance
>> and overall "look n feel" of the language.
>> I have been a lurker in the Python 3.0 mailing list and has
>> been a bit of a beta tester. I have been following the developments
>> and tries to keep myself updated of the significant changes in
>> the new version.
>> The purpose of this mail is to probe the pulse of the list in
>> terms of conducting meetings where we can discuss Python 3.0
>> about the time it is released (which is a couple of months down
>> the line). Though I don't expect most programmers to jump into
>> Python 3.0, as it breaks lot of compatibility with 2.x, I think
>> everyone will be coding on Python 3.0 in 2-3 years.
>> If this sounds like a good idea, we can go around planning the
>> BangPypers mailing list
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