[Idle-dev] IDLE going forward

Robert sigzero at gmail.com
Thu Feb 3 22:54:33 CET 2011


On 2011-02-03 01:29:23 -0500, Terry Reedy said:

> On 2/2/2011 6:22 PM, Robert wrote:
>> On 2011-02-02 17:18:41 -0500, Corey Richardson said:
> 
>>> Considering that all non-bugfix changes aren't being accepted for Python
>>> 2, this would be strictly Python 3.
>> 
>> I was thinking that as well. The Python class that I am taking is all P3
>> and has Tkinter stuff in it. :-)
> 
> Since IDLE is not really library code, but an application, one could
> argue that the no new feature rule should not necessarily apply. But I
> personally would only make that argument for 3.2. I will ask on pydev
> when there is code to argue over.
> 
> I no no interest at present in backporting to 2.7. One reasone is that
> once 3.2 is out, I think most new Python programmers should start with that.

I would agree with going with 3.x going forward. I am going to be 
taking some classes
and P3 is all they teach.  :)

-- 
Robert




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