[BangPypers] Python 2.7 alpha1 released

Noufal Ibrahim noufal at gmail.com
Mon Dec 7 11:39:26 CET 2009

On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 3:22 PM, Senthil Kumaran <orsenthil at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 07, 2009 at 02:22:35PM +0530, Noufal Ibrahim wrote:
> > The newGIL work is in 3k eh? for some reason, I thought it was in the 2.x
> > series.
> Seems, its not ported yet.
> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2009-October/093321.html
> <quote>
> NB : this is a branch of py3k. There should be no real difficulty
> porting it back to trunk, provided someone wants to do the job.
> </quote>


Maybe it shouldn't get ported back. If 2.x becomes as good as 3.x without
the backward incompatibilities, it's going to hurt adoption. It *is* after
all an improvement and not a critical bug fix.


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