[Python-3000] Py3k release schedule worries

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Tue Dec 19 19:01:51 CET 2006

On 12/19/06, Jim Jewett <jimjjewett at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/18/06, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> > Ok, so be it. Let this be a pronouncement -- the only stdlib reorg
> > we're doing will be (a) deleting silly old stuff; (b) rename modules
> > that don't conform to the current module/package naming convention,
> > like StringIO, cPickle or UserDict.
> Clarification request:
> Is this a statement that anything beyond PEP8 renaming will be
> rejected, or only that proposals will be ignored until they come with
> a complete map inside a PEP?
> In other words, will we definately have the largely mechanical
>     UserDict -> userdict
>     cPickle -> _pickle
> or is there still an outside chance of
>     UserDict -> collections.userdict
> or even
>     cPickle -> formats._pickle

I thought I was pretty clear that I favor the former.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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