[Python-3000] Py3k release schedule worries

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Wed Dec 20 02:19:25 CET 2006

On 12/19/06, Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
> On 12/19/06, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> > On 12/19/06, Georg Brandl <g.brandl at gmx.net> wrote:
> > > Okay, I updated the patch at SF. While you're at it, in PEP 3100 there's
> > > "compile(): put in sys (or perhaps in a module of its own)". I guess
> that
> > > isn't really necessary either...
> >
> > Hm, I think it would be fine to move, it's pretty specialized. What do
> > others here think?
> Move it, I just wonder if there is a better place for it than sys.  Putting
> intern() in sys makes sense since it is a specific thing to the interpreter.
>  id could go there or maybe inspect.
> But compile (along wth exec, but I don't think you wanted to move that) are
> just plain different.  Dynamic code execution is its own thing that I do not
> directly associate with the specifics of the interpreter.  Maybe a module
> named 'dynamic' or 'execution'?

Well, sys is pretty much a grab-bag. And you can't tell me that
compile() isn't a hook into system internals. :-) (The compiler in
this case.)

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

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