[BangPypers] Python 3.0
Anand Balachandran Pillai
abpillai at gmail.com
Tue Aug 5 15:09:43 CEST 2008
Caveat. It has 334 slides!
On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 6:36 PM, Anand Balachandran Pillai
<abpillai at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
>>> BangPypers at python.org
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