[Python-3000] Py3k release schedule worries
brett at python.org
Wed Dec 20 03:55:52 CET 2006
On 12/19/06, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> 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
> > > > "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
> > id could go there or maybe inspect.
> > But compile (along wth exec, but I don't think you wanted to move that)
> > just plain different. Dynamic code execution is its own thing that I do
> > directly associate with the specifics of the interpreter. Maybe a
> > named 'dynamic' or 'execution'?
> Well, sys is pretty much a grab-bag.
That is very true. =) I talked about breaking it up. Still want to see a
PEP on that someday?
And you can't tell me that
> compile() isn't a hook into system internals. :-) (The compiler in
> this case.)
No, but I view sys as place to put stuff that influences the running of the
interpreter and I don't put compile() in that category.
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