[Python-3000] Py3k release schedule worries
g.brandl at gmx.net
Tue Dec 19 20:02:05 CET 2006
Barry Warsaw schrieb:
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> On Dec 19, 2006, at 1:03 PM, Guido van Rossum wrote:
>> 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)
>>> 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.
> You don't want to get rid of 'interning' (e.g. PyString_Intern*())
> but just the intern() built-in? We actually use both, but we use the
> C API call much more frequently than the built-in call. I don't
> think it would be too painful for us if intern() was removed, but
> OTOH if it was stuck in some Python internals module (sys?) and not
> kept as a built-in, that would be fine too.
Yes, exactly that is proposed: sys.intern() instead of intern().
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