[Python-3000] Py3k release schedule worries

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Tue Dec 19 19:03:36 CET 2006

On 12/19/06, Fredrik Lundh <fredrik at pythonware.com> wrote:
> Georg Brandl wrote:
> > so what about id() and intern(). Care to pronounce?
> moving/removing id()?  please don't do that; id(obj) and type(obj) are
> essential tools for learning object semantics, and should be trivial to
> access and use.

Right. I tend to agree with Fredrik about id(). I'm not so sure about
intern() -- IMO its use is rare enough that the move would affect very
little code; I'm seeking validation of this. If nobody speaks up about
it, moving intern() would be okay with me.

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

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