[Neuroimaging] Python 3 statement
pi at berkeley.edu
Thu Dec 1 12:49:34 EST 2016
I don't recall who it was, but I read someone else equating that statement
site to the stick approach, and offering
https://python-3-for-scientists.readthedocs.io/en/latest/ as the
Much love to all of you,
On Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 9:59 PM, Gael Varoquaux <
gael.varoquaux at normalesup.org> wrote:
> I think that this is taking the problem by the wrong end. It's using the
> stick rather than the carrot. If people have no other arguments to
> convince to move to Python 3 than the fact that support is going to end,
> users are not going to think much of us.
> No, the right way is to convince the ecosystem, mainly Afni and FSL that
> they should be using Python 3. I tried for FSL. I don't know if I was
> What would be important is to outline the great things that can be done
> with Python 3, to convince people writing code that they would be more
> productive in Python 3. Possibly, if a feature is much easier to be
> implemented in Python 3 than Python 2, than you should code that feature
> only for 3.
> argument on that page is about how great Python 3 is.
> This looks like planned obsolescence. Why should users rewrite code if
> their life is not getting better?
> The risk, by the way, is simply that they will stick with old versions of
> the projects for quite a while.
> PS: I am all in favor of Python, and all my code is Python-3 compatible.
> On Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 06:58:48PM -0800, Ariel Rokem wrote:
> > Hello everyone,
> > I just learned about this statement this morning:
> > http://www.python3statement.org/
> > What do folks here think about this? Should we sign on to this?
> > Cheers,
> > Ariel
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